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Descendants of first female passenger agent, Lida Zwergel, retrace history in Skagway

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SKAGWAY, AK Lida Zwergel began her career as a stenographer for the offices of the Close Brothers, who owned and operated the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, where she learned the businesses of railroading and shipping.

In 1917, she made a trip to inspect the rail line, and upon her arrival in Atlin, B.C., […]

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