These 12 Unbelievable Ruins In Alaska Will Transport You To The Past

It’s easy to get caught up in the high-tech, digitally influenced world that the modern era is constantly shoving in our faces. But when we take a stroll down memory lane and look at Alaska’s incredibly resilient past, it’s impossible not to be completely humbled. These 12 unbelievable ruins in Alaska are filled with inspiring stories that will captivate your heart and completely transport you to the past. They are all so fascinating!

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#12 is the Coal Wash Factory in Sutton. During the 1920s, this historic place was booming with coal mining and abundant amounts of production. Watch the excellent video below to get a history lesson on this truly unique place. It’s fascinating and it truly does transport us back to another place in time.


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