Camp Skagway No. 1 Building in Skagway, Alaska
This fascinating façade with nearly 9,000 small pieces of driftwood assembled into a checkerboard design is Camp Skagway No. 1, a brotherhood of gold speculators and miners that was established in 1899 when approximately 600 men a day arrived in Skagway by steamers from Seattle during the Klondike Gold Rush. It was the first of eventually thirty camps or brotherhood halls that would be created in Alaska and neighboring Canada with a peak of 10,000 members.