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Characters of White Pass
“Give me enough dynamite and snoose, and I’ll build you a railroad to hell.”
—“Big” Mike Heney, Railroad Builder
Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route is a marvel of engineering despite the harsh weather and challenging geography faced by thousands of railroad construction workers.
Join us 119 years later as we take you on a journey to see our splendid panorama of mountains, glaciers and gorges; waterfalls, tunnels and trestles. Along the way, you will climb nearly 3,000 feet in elevation in just 20 miles!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the views and historic commentary from the comfort of our vintage passenger coaches on “The Scenic Railway of the World”.