Interior Royal Canadian Army Signal Corps Radio Service Building, 1923.

Interior Royal Canadian Army Signal Corps Radio Service Building, 1923.

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Photograph of the interior of the Royal Canadian Army Signal Corps radio service building in Dawson City, Yukon.

Caption: F.H. - Dawson First Set-Up 1923. [Note the caption appears in mirror image.]

Inscription verso: First commercial radio telegraph station in Yukon. Operated by RC Sigs for contact with Mayo + Keno HIlls mines. Opened 20 Oct 23. By 1940 was one of many RC Sigs stations in north. System was called NWT+Y Radio System (NWT+YRS).