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Portage is a former settlement on Turnagain Arm in Alaska, about 47 miles south of Anchorage. The town was destroyed almost entirely in the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake when the ground in the area sank about six feet, putting most of it below sea level. All that remains today are the ruins of a few buildings and a "ghost forest" of trees that died after salt water inundated their root systems. Where there was once a town there is now only a railroad and road junction.

Portage, Alaska - Destroyed by the Good Friday Earthquake in 1964 and abandoned due to the ground of the area sinking below sea level.

Quonset Hut. Growing up Anchorage.

Anchorage Quonset Hut school, This building was the overflow classroom for Chugach Elementary, the only elementary school at the time.

Alaska Railroad - Denali to Anchorage

Alaska Railroad - Denali to Anchorage

"Every time I hear a Texan say this…" <---this guy..Texans have pride don't hate.

Every time I hear a Texan say this…

Funny pictures about Every time I hear a Texan say this. Oh, and cool pics about Every time I hear a Texan say this. Also, Every time I hear a Texan say this.

Winter sunset from the Glen Alps Trailhead overlooking Anchorage #Alaska. Worth spending a day exploring Anchorage before taking the Alaska Railroad north!

Winter sunset from the Glen Alps Trailhead overlooking Anchorage Worth spending a day exploring Anchorage before taking the Alaska Railroad north!

Potters Marsh Boardwalk - Anchorage, Alaska

Marsh unintentionally created when the Alaska Railroad was built is one of the best bird observation areas around Anchorage.

When driving the Top of the World Highway in Alaska, be sure to stop in Beautiful downtown Chicken. This quirky travel Alaska travel experience is worth the stop.

Tips for Driving the Top of the World Highway

When driving the Top of the World Highway in Alaska, be sure to stop in Beautiful downtown Chicken. This quirky travel Alaska travel experience is worth the stop. Join our podcast at

Caribou's Department Store in the background, Mode-O-Day dress shop in the foreground, Mountain View

My desire was to get an Eskimo yo yo, but my parents refused.

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