Palmer, Alaska: Mini-Train and Balto the Wonder Dog

A statue of Balto, media darling sled dog hero of the 1925 diphtheria epidemic, vies for accolades with a tiny train.
Address:
S. Valley Way, Palmer, AK
Directions:
The statue of Balto stands on the corner of S. Valley Way E. Elmwood Ave., in front of the Palmer Museum of History and Art.
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Statue of Balto. Mini-Train and Balto the Wonder Dog

In front of the train station is a tiny train. At the Palmer visitor center (with a tiny museum) nearby is a sitting statue of Balto.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 07/20/2007]

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