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Nenana, Alaska: Where the Ice Melts
Between Denali National Park and Fairbanks, there’s just one town that’s probably big enough to justify a brief stop. And you’ll want to stop, just to figure out what all those weird pyramid-shaped telephone polls are all about. It’s Nenana, Alaska, and those poles play a central role in the town’s biggest event — one that gets attention around the state, and even farther. Nenana is located at the confluence of the Nenana and Tenana Rivers. It’s also located along the Alaska Railway and along the George Parks Highway, Alaska Route 3. Both the auto road and the railroad cross …