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Since its heyday during the gold rush of the 1920s, the town of Stewart, British Columbia, near the tip of the Alaska panhandle, has slowed down considerably. But it is still the site of the Granduc copper mine and some of the most spectacular summer-winter scenery of the province. Old-timers stay as long as they can shovel the snow, but younger miners leave because of the isolation and boredom. Here are the realities of the frontier expressed by those experiencing it.

1975, 27 min 22 s