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Workers at Porcupine Point, where
2,500 pounds of dynamite were
used to blast off a huge slice of
the mountainside to enable the rail
track to be laid. In total, 450 tonnes
of explosives were used by the
Close Brothers-owned White Pass
& Yukon Railway company (WP&Y)
in construction.

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