We think you will enjoy this video from Blaque Ice Productions. First-person narratives and historical footage were compiled for the 75th anniversary of building the Alaska Highway.
|Private Refines Simms, Jr., a bulldozer technician with the 97th Engineers, |
meets with Private Alfred Jalufka, lead driver of the white 18th Engineers, on 25 October 1942
“The View From The Mountaintop” is a life-sized sculpture and memorial commissioned by Jim Dault and Shala Dobson. The memorial will be located at Centennial Park Campground in Anchorage, Alaska. It will be sculpted in bronze and, at the base, this iconic photo will be laser-etched in black granite.
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We know you are anxiously awaiting completion of “The View From The Mountaintop”, so please check out the artists' rendering below.
This video of Reginald Beverly was created in his 100th year. He passed away at the age of 102, leaving a legacy of service to his family and country. Thank you to Bob Curtis Johnson of Summit Day Media.