|Patten Mines Railroad|
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|Patten Mines Railroad serves a small community on one of the thousands of islands that make up the panhandle of Alaska. Established as a mining railroad, the line soon expanded to serve local loggers and fishermen.
Ore from the different mine sites is processed here before being shipped to the Lower 48.
G J Ritter Memorial Bridge Burns
Left wing liberals committed to saving the Grey Spotted Owl are believed responsible for destroying this landmark bridge, dedicated to local fire safety expert, G J Ritter.