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December 2012

December 2012

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Long before the U.S. temperance movement put a cork in Klondike liquor, Yukoners loved their 'hooch.' Here, Dawson ladies hold a 'drinking bee' in 1900. Joseph Duclos/Dawson City Museum

When Booze Ran Dry in the Klondike

In the tipsy Yukon, prohibition was a buzzkill. Would bush planes full of liquor quench their thirst?

By Tristin Hopper
Dec 21
2012