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Nenana, Alaska: Tugboat on Dry Land

Beached in this little park since the late 1970s, the Taku Chief was "the last commercial wooden tug boat to ply the Yukon River basin."

478 A St., Nenana, AK
South end of town, at the intersection of A St. and AK-3/Parks Hwy.
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Large ship sits on dry land next to a highway.

Ship on Land

In the main part of town there is a drydocked ship.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 04/12/2007]

The Taku Chief was, according to its sign, "the last commercial wooden tug boat to ply the Yukon River basin" and "a tribute to the heartbeat of Alaskan transportation." The ship has been beached in this little park since the late 1970s.

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