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The Buckner Building, Whittier, Alaska

The Buckner Building, Whittier, Alaska - "A city under one roof". Built in 1953, this derelict building was abandoned but can't be demolished due to the amount of asbestos inside. It was damaged by earthquake in 1964.......The strangest town in Alaska, Whittier - only reachable by tunnel or ship. It's a stop off point for Cruise ships, and the Alaska raildroad. 90% of inhabitants live in one building! Originally established as a military base during World War two.

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Alaska Stock, Whittier, Alaska
The Buckner Building, Whittier, Alaska - "A city under one roof". Built in 1953, this derelict building was abandoned but can't be demolished due to the amount of asbestos inside. It was damaged by earthquake in  1964.......The strangest town in Alaska, Whittier - only reachable by tunnel or ship. It's a stop off point for Cruise ships, and the Alaska raildroad. 90% of inhabitants live in one building! Originally established as a military base during World War two.