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Map of the historical and current Iditarod trails. The 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race ...

The most famous event in the history of Alaskan mushing is the 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the "Great Race of Mercy.

A Team of Dogs Pulling a Sled

Sled dogs of mercy: The incredible true-life adventure of the 1925 Nome serum race.

Map of the Serum Run, January 1925, from The Cruelest Miles

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The most famous event in the history of Alaskan mushing is the 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the “Great Race of Mercy.” A large diphtheria epidemic ...

Sled Dog Heroes: The 1925 Serum Run

Serum Run Dog Team Photo

Balto. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In the winter of 1924–25, the only doctor in Nome, a town of fewer than 2,000 people (down from a peak of 20,000 in gold rush days), and the surrounding ...

1925 serum run to nome

Iditarod Trail Invitational. Choose your mode: Bike, Ski, Foot. Choose your race: 350 miles or 1,000 miles.

Yukon Quest Trail Map- reversed in even numbered years with the start in Whitehorse and

In the 4th century BC, Hippocrates of Kos identified an upper respiratory infection, characterized by the formation of a leathery white “pseudomembrane” on ...

Balto was a jet black Siberian husky sled dog who led his team (when everyone

the Great Race of Mercy by Spiritswriter123 ...

Balto of Nome (The Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, Nome, Alaska)

Dog sled - Dogsled huskies at rest, Ottawa, Canada, 2011

The mail route from Nenana to Nome spanned 674 miles (1,085 km) in total. It crossed the barren Alaska Interior, following the Tanana River for 137 miles ...

1925 serum run to Nome Iditarod Trail 1925 The Serum Run Conclusion Brie It39s What39s

2nd February 1925: Great Race of Mercy diptheria antitoxin dogsled relay

Despite the attention lavished on Kaasen and Balto, there were many mushers who considered Seppala and Togo to be the true heroes of the run, ...

Togo

Seppala with Team (The Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, Nome, Alaska)

"Togo" L. Seppala's Racing leader - Nome Serum Run. “

Balto was a black and white Siberian Husky (1919 - 14 March 1933) sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, ...

Balto~1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the "Great Race of

The Serum Run Game: Fantastic simulation game about the 1925 race to get diphtheria serum to Nome Alaska by dog sleds. This was the inspiration for the ...

The Iditarod commemorates the 1925 Serum Run to Nome, a sled-dog relay that

046-The 1925 Serum Run to Nome

Above: Togo and some other dogs owned by Leonhard Seppala, prior to 1925. This photo shows the dogs working on one of the claims of the Pioneer Gold

Seppala & Togo

Four Legged Leaders: The Serum Run Sled Dogs

Photo of Togo ...

After a large quantity of serum ...

It's the statue of Balto, the leader of the sled dog team that braved a blinding blizzard in the 1925 serum run that saved the children of Nome, ...

credit for the success of the 1925 Serum Run into Nome. Balto was the lead dog who carried the serum into town, but Togo was the lead for the longest leg of ...

Togo, lead sled dog for the team that ran the longest distance in the relay of diphtheria antitoxin from Anchorage to Nome in 1925; via Best Made #icons

Iditarod boomed, surpassing Nome and Fairbanks to become, briefly, Alaska's biggest city. In the winter of 1910-11, two Alaska Road Commission crews set out ...

Balto- The Alaskan dog became a legend for his bravery after a life-or-death race to rescue the children of Nome

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Above: Togo, taken after the serum run.

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The annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which finishes in Nome, commemorates the 1925 serum run.

1925 Serum Run Tribute

Balto, Togo, and other huskies famously delivered life-saving serum to a remote Alaskan town in 1925—but newspapers didn't tell the whole story.

... Nome hung in the balance. husky pups stock

In 1925, a remote town was saved from lethal disease by dogs

Togo

The Great Serum Race

Statue of Balto in Central Park (New York City)

Today, there are very few remnants in Nome of the 1925 serum run that inspired the Iditarod race.

Togo, Balto, and all the dogs of the 1925 serum run to Nome,

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He was two miles past Solomon before he realized he'd missed his stop. Soon after, a sudden gust of wind flipped the sled, burying Kaasen in a snow drift.

Balto, NYC The Great Race of Mercy 1925, Nome, Alaska

The Iditarod Sled Dog Race?

Siberians gained in popularity with the story of the "Great Race of Mercy," the 1925 serum run to Nome, which made dogs Balto and Togo famous.

The serum run to Nome in 1925 is widely known as the Great Race of Mercy as well. The sled dogs were obliged to travel on extreme temperatures, ...

Readers across the country eagerly followed the headlines that January of 1925. The "Great Race of Mercy" held their rapt attention.

Great Race of Mercy by ejtorres

1973 map of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, from the Anchorage Daily News files

Caption: Balto; Description: Balto was one of the dogs responsible for delivering diphtheria antitoxin to Nome in 1925. Creator: Cleveland Museum of Natural ...

before the serum run, and shows the dog out on the tundra of the. Seward Peninsula, near Nome.

DeeDee Jonrowe heads down the re-start chute of the 2008 Iditarod Sled Dog Race at Willow, Alaska. Photography: Jeff Schultz/www.iditarodphotos.com

Balto the Dog

the serum · Photo log for Togo's Trail

I guess most people have already heard of the famous annual Iditarod dog sled race which has become Alaska's most popular sporting event.

Sepia photo of dogsled team on a trail

File - In this 1925 file photo, Gunnar Kaasen poses with his original dog team which he drove through a blinding blizzard to Nome, Alaska to deliver an ...

Starting in Anchorage (Southcentral) the serum travelled north to Nenana (start of red line) where it then travelled west nearly 700 miles to reach its ...

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Doctor Curtis Welch The telegram

The Iditarod is an annual international dogsled race that covers 1,049 miles from Anchorage to Nome. The race commemorates the 1925 serum run to Nome by a ...

The Iditarod is an extremely challenging race (Credit: Design Pics Inc/Alamy)

The Iditarod Trail, The Last Great Race On Earth

Iditarod: The Last Great Race

It isn't called the “The Last Great Race” for nothing. In a world where constant communication is normalized, mechanization is prized, and comfort is sought ...

The route to be taken

The public, who had been following the story of the “Great Race of Mercy” with bated breath, hailed Kassen and Balto heroes, and they quickly became ...

RO: In anul 1925 o epidemie de difterie se abate asupra orasului Nome din Alaska. Difteria, o boala extrem de contagioasa, curmase deja vietile catorva ...

1925 Serum Run to Nome

Tanana proud of 1925 serum runners Johnny Folger, Sam Joseph

RO: In anul 1925 o epidemie de difterie se abate asupra orasului Nome din Alaska. Difteria, o boala extrem de contagioasa, curmase deja vietile catorva ...

The serum then crossed the Kaltag Portage in the hands of Jack Nicolai aka “Jackscrew” and the Inuit Victor Anagick, who handed it to his fellow Inuit Myles ...

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Siberian Husky breed history featured image

The modern Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commemorates the “Great Race of Mercy,”