Harbor Defenses of Sitka, Alaska

 

 

LOCATION : St. Lazaria Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The follow photos are from the Johnson Collection at the Isabel Miller Museum in Sitka, Alaska and are presented on this website with special permission.  The reference number for each photograph is displayed beneath it.  I have created the captions associated with each image and am responsible for any inaccuracies. Click on an image to enlarge.

 

 

 

 

7842 - Men rowing to shore

 

7843 - A makeshift road built to bring construction supplies ashore at St. Lazaria Island.

 

 

 

 

 

7853 - A man on St. Lazaria Island

 

7867 - A man on St. Lazaria Island

 

 

 

 

 

7893 - Some of the volcanic rock formations characteristic of the island.

 

7894 - the rocks

 

 

 

 

 

7895 - One of the large arches on the island

 

7896 - More neat rock formations on St. Lazaria Island

 

 

 

 

 

7897 - Rocks

 

7898 - The arch

 

 

 

 

 

7899 - A view out to sea from St. Lazaria Island

 

7900 - Seaside cliff on St. Lazaria Island

 

 

 

 

 

7901 - more neat geology

 

7902 - rocks

 

 

 

 

 

7903 - more rocks

 

7904 - Mt. Edgecumbe as seen from St. Lazaria Island

 

 

 

 

 

7906 - Surf breaking against the cliffs on St. Lazaria Island.  Mt. Edgecumbe on Kruzof Island is in the background.

 

7909 - more surf

 

 

 

 

 

7911 - The cable system the men used to get supplies up to the radar site from sea level

 

7914 - Another view of Mt. Edgecumbe on Kruzof Island, just to the north of St. Lazaria

 

 

 

 

 

7915 - a pretty view of the island

 

7916 - more surf

 

 

 

 

 

 

7917 - more surf

 

 

 

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