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Skagway rockslide diverts ship to Haines, boon to merchants


September 7, 2017

Two slides occurred within a few hours near the railroad dock early Tuesday morning. Craig McCormick photo.

Haines woke up Tuesday morning to fog horns and a surprise cruise ship after a second rock slide event above Skagway's railroad dock diverted a Star Princess cruise ship to town.

Haines merchants took advantage of the additional 2,700 people in to...

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