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  1. baptist church selawik

    Snapshot Title: baptist church selawik
    Taken by: Michael Sutphin

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Pastor Warren Compton



  2. Summer transportation

    Snapshot Title: Summer transportation
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Selawik is built on an island and along the banks of the two rivers that surround the island. Two bridges, one crossing each river, unite the town. The Rainbow Bridge connects the island to the west s...



  3. Winter transportation

    Snapshot Title: Winter transportation
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Once Selawik's rivers and lakes freeze, the ATV's and boats get put aside, and snowmobiles become the main form of transportation. There are no cars or trucks or busses here. In case you wonder about ...



  4. Boardwalk

    Snapshot Title: Boardwalk
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Because Selawik itself is built on very boggy ground, building and maintaining a road system is a big problem. The folks of Selawik have found novel solutions to their transportation dilemma. All year...



  5. Christmas snowflakes

    Snapshot Title: Christmas snowflakes
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Christmas decorations are draped across this building. The big lighted snowflakes are up and ready to shine Christmas cheer to family and friends across the river.



  6. Shop

    Snapshot Title: Shop
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    There are some small businesses in Selawik, but the town has no large industry. There is no hotel or shopping mall. You won't see any kind of chain restraurant. Many of residents of Selawik still live...



  7. fun in snow

    Snapshot Title: fun in snow
    Taken by: mr_skulls

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

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  8. Selawik Bible Baptist Church

    Snapshot Title: Selawik Bible Baptist Church
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: The Rainbow Bridge, Selawik Alaska November 6, 2007
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    The congregation meets here