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Appointment of Ed Hanousek as Superintendent of Rail Operations

January 16, 2007 Gary C. Danielson, President of White Pass & Yukon Route, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Hanousek as Superintendent of Rail Operations. Ed first joined the White Pass team in 1971 and rejoined the company as Roadmaster in 1994. He...

Gary C. Danielson Receives ATIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

October 19, 2006 SKAGWAY, AK – Gary C. Danielson, President of White Pass & Yukon Route is honored by the Alaska Tourism Industry Association with the Lifetime Achievement Award on October 12th at its 2006 Convention held in Valdez, Alaska. The award...

2007 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar Unveiled

SKAGWAY, AK — Carrying on a century old tradition, White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) has again produced a stunning 24" X 36" wall calendar for 2007. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created "RETURN...

Record Year 2006

Press Release September 27, 2006 SKAGWAY, AK – The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (WP&YR) proudly announced today it has ended the 2006 season with a new annual ridership record of 431,249 revenue passengers -- breaking last year’s record of 430,037. Gary...

Family donates a memorial bench in honor of Allen Arabie

Fulfilling a dream of her late husband Allen, Kathy Arabie took a cruise to Alaska in June 2006. Accompanied by a photo of Allen and five members of her family, the Kathy's Alaskan cruise honored Allen's memory and his dream trip. As a permanent legacy for this trip,...

Scheduled Service to Carcross in 2007

Press Release July 29, 2006 CARCROSS, YT - The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (WP&YR) announced today in Carcross that it will begin scheduled passenger service between Skagway, Alaska and Carcross, Yukon Territory in May 2007. Gary C. Danielson, President...

New 2006 Daily Record

Press Release July 20, 2006 SKAGWAY, AK - The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (WP&YR) announced that it carried 6,689 passengers on July 19, 2006 breaking the old daily record of 6,410 set just 5 weeks ago on June 14, 2006. Gary C. Danielson, President of...

2006 Daily Ridership Record

Press Release June 19, 2006 SKAGWAY, AK - The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (WP&YR) announced that it carried 6,410 passengers on June 14, 2006 breaking the old daily record of 6,251 set on June 17, 2004. Gary C. Danielson, President of the WP&YR...

Yuletide 2005

267 kids of all ages enjoyed meeting Santa at the White Pass depot and joined him for the annual Santa Train excursion. Thanks to all the volunteers who organized, decorated and hosted the visitors from Skagway, Haines and Whitehorse! [gallery link="file"...

2006 White Pass & Yukon Route Calendar Unveiled

SKAGWAY, AK — Carrying on a century old tradition, White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) has again produced a stunning 24" X 36" wall calendar for 2006. For the feature image, WP&YR again commissioned renowned railway artist J. Craig Thorpe, who created "Fraser...