Photo gallery: The Iditarod trail (part 10)

Apr 16, 2010
By staff

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The Iditarod has been dubbed "the last great race on earth." In fact, the Iditarod Trail started as a mail and supply route running from the coastal towns of Seward to Nome. In 1925, the trail was a life-line to the people of Nome following an epidemic of diphtheria.