Then & Now, from the collection of Tom Perkins, Part II

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Snow blankets homes on a portion of Chicken Ridge above downtown Juneau in roughly 1986. 1. Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. 2. Fosbee Apartments 3. Governor's mansion.
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Lemon Creek, the Mendenhall State Game Refuge and a freshly-constructed Egan Highway is pictured in May of 1974. Notice the absence of homes and buildings in both the Lemon Creek area and where Mountainside Estates sits today.
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An avalanche careened down the side of Mount Juneau and spilled onto Behrends Avenue at 11:05 a.m. on Feb. 27, 1976. Tom Perkins captured the moment in a series of three images from the eighth floor of the Fecderal Building.
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Looking north down Willoughby Avenue, in Juneau in April of 1959.
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Looking north down Willoughby Avenue, in Juneau in 1986.
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Looking north down Willoughby Avenue, in Juneau in Juny of 1997.
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A young Scott and Todd Perkins post with their grandparents, from Virginia, in front of the Mendenhall Glacier in July 1971.
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Before the construction of Egan Drive, Glacier Highway was the main road running north and south in Juneau. Here is a scene from about 1978.
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Taken from floor eight of the Federal Building, Juneau's old Glacier Highway is pictured in August of 2011.
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An avalanche careened down the side of Mount Juneau and spilled onto Behrends Avenue at 11:05 a.m. on Feb. 27, 1976. Tom Perkins captured the moment in a series of three images from the eighth floor of the Fecderal Building.
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An avalanche careened down the side of Mount Juneau and spilled onto Behrends Avenue at 11:05 a.m. on Feb. 27, 1976. Tom Perkins captured the moment in a series of three images from the eighth floor of the Fecderal Building.
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Looking toward the Douglas Island bridge in April of 1959.
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Lemon Creek, the Mendenhall State Game Refuge and a freshly-constructed Egan Highway is pictured in May of 1974.
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Juneau's "flats" area has changed and grown over the years. Pictured is the area in August of 2011. 1. Harborview Elementary School. 2. Harris Harbor. 3. Gas station. 4. First National Bank.
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Looking north down Willoughby Avenue, in Juneau in 2011.
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Juneau begins to look a bit more familiar in this photograph from July of 1997. Pictured is 1. Fireweed Place. 2. Andrew Hope Building. 3. Federal Building. 4. New bridge to Douglas.
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Ninth Street turns up toward the Governor's mansion in roughly 1978 above the flats in Juneau. 1. Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. 2. Governor's Mansion. 3. Ninth Street.
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Juneau's downtown "flats" neighborhood is pictured in August, 2011.
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Downtown Juneau is pictured as seen from Basin Road on June 17, 2011.
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Glacier Avenue runs north and south through the heart of Juneau. Here is the main thoroughfare in April of 1977. Many notable buildings still stand today. 1. Juneau-Douglas High School. 2. UAS Building. 3. Ressurection Lutheran Church.
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The Juneau Airport and the Mendenhall Glacier are pictured in this aerial photograph from May in 1974.
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Downtown Juneau is pictured as seen from Basin Road in 1986.
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Mountainside Estates, Lemon Creek area, Juneau, 2012.
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Eighth floor entrance to the State Office Building in Juneau, 1986.
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Mendenhall Glacier is pictured on June 17, 2011, forty years after the original photograph was taken with Tom Perkins and his grandparents.
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Eighth floor entrance to the State Office Building in Juneau, 2011.
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Looking toward the Douglas Island bridge in 1986. 1. Andrew Hope Building. 2. Sally's Kitchen. 3. Channel Apartments. 4. New bridge to Doulgas. 5. Calhoun footbridge crossing.
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The Juneau International Airport is backdropped by the Mendenhall Glacier in October 2012.
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Juneau's downtown "flats" neighborhood is pictured in about 1978.
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Lemon Creek, the Mendenhall State Game Refuge and and Mountainside Estates is pictured in Oct. 2012.
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Juneau's "flats" area has changed and grown over the years. Here, in about 1974, a truck makes a left turn onto 10th Street. Some of the buildings and businesses that stand today can be seen. 1. Harborview Elementary School. 2. Gas Station. 3. Harris Harbor.

Description

Tom Perkins first came to Juneau around 1959 and soon got to work as a civil engineer. Through the years, often from his office in the Federal Building, Perkins photographed the city of Juneau. He was kind enough to share the images in honor of the newspaper's 100th birthday.

This slideshow represents the second in a two-part series. All photos by Tom Perkins.

To view part one, click here: http://juneauempire.com/slideshow/then-now-collection-tom-perkins.

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