|This the most Northeren city this
Telecommunications Engineer has worked.
Vern gathered information here to help design the telephone portion
of a new utilidor on 2nd Ave.
Telephone service was provided by the Municipal Utilities Service when Vern was there. In 1996 the Telephone Division was sold to Alaska Communications Systems.
Fiber optic cables that provide long-distance telephone and Internet service have been placed to Anchorage, Valdez, and Prudhoe Bay. Wikipedia
Channel 2 is still located here.
|Vern used this drawing to keep track
of his photos.
Like #4 was of the CO-OP, upper left.
Several meals were eaten in the CO-OP. Vern remembers the Bakery as well. He bought a big fake mosquito in the Jewelry shop and attending a meeting in Lavery's office building.
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