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Stories and Tips Prudhoe Bay

Why is it called Deadhorse?

Written by samepenny on 28 Dec, 2000

Many stories have been told by bold men and strong women, but the origin is in the mist. The leader in the 'why' contest seems to be that back during World War II when the airfield at what we now call Deadhorse was a…Read More

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4,000 men and no one offered to buy me a drink

Written by samepenny on 28 Dec, 2000

When I stayed at NANA camp, there were dozens of men living there and a very few women. It didn't take me long to learn that the attitude of the men toward the woman was complete disinterest. Prudhoe Bay is dry, that is…Read More

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The Dalton Highway (the old Haul Road)

Written by samepenny on 28 Dec, 2000

It is now possible for anyone who desires to drive the old Haul Road from Fairbanks to Deadhorse, Alaska. Should you do it? Do you want to drive hundreds of miles on a narrow gravel road? Do you want to be passed…Read More

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Prudhoe Bay Oil Fields

Written by samepenny on 28 Dec, 2000

When you get to Prudhoe Bay, it won't be what you expect. My best description is that of a lunar landscape. Most of the year, locked in winter with temperatures at -50 degrees F. Everything that is man made has to take…Read More

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