On my day off, we decided last minute to drive as far as we could East, which is the road that goes to Council. Gold mining operations:
The Swanberg Dredge
Guy took this way better picture of it before it started freezing out
Information about the gold mining here. To see more of the modern day Gold Rush–watch Bering Sea Gold (there is a new season of under the ice diving episode).
The Hospital towers over all the rest of town:
The drive was awesome, although the road was sketchy from winter storms that blew the sea up over the land:
We made it out to the last train to nowhere, which looks entirely different from the summer:
Remember this picture from September?
Little houses on the frozen tundra: