Oil: Alaska's New Strike

This is the law of the Yukon, and

ever she makes it plain: "Send not your foolish and feeble; send me your strong and your sane—Strong for the red rage of battle;

sane, for I harry them sore."

—Robert W. Service, 1907

Modern technology is writing amendments to Service's Law of the Yukon, and strong, sane, shrewd men are putting them into practice. With winter settling harshly over Alaska, an assault is being mounted by air and land on an area north of the U.S. share of the old Yukon. In the air, so many...

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