Why was Bus 142 moved?

Why was Bus 142 moved?

“The bus had been attracting far too many visitors unprepared for the rigors of the challenge,” wrote Corri Feige, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources commissioner, explaining why the bus was extracted from state lands.

Where was the McCandless bus moved to?

Now you can watch as the Museum of the North readies the ‘Into the Wild’ bus for display. The University of Alaska Fairbanks has moved the “Into the Wild” bus to a UAF engineering building lab for repairs.

How did the Magic Bus 142 get there?

Hauled into the wilderness by a construction company in the early 1960s as a backcountry shelter during a short-lived road project along the area’s Stampede Trail, the bus would soon be abandoned and forgotten on the far side of a boggy, river-soaked parcel of public wildland attracting mainly moose and local hunters.

What did they do with Bus 142?

In September 2020, the UA Museum of the North became the official repository for Bus 142 (aka “Stampede Trail Bus”, “Magic Bus”, or “Into the Wild Bus”). The bus and associated historical materials will be cataloged into the Ethnology & History permanent collection and eventually placed on public exhibit.

Why did they move the bus from Into The Wild?

To prevent further tragedy the Department of Natural Resources removed the bus from it’s long held home on the Stampede Trail outside of Healy, Alaska this past summer.

Why was into the wild bus moved?

Where is the Into the Wild Bus 2021?

the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks Transit System Bus 142, made famous in the Jon Krakauer book “Into the Wild” and the 2007 film with the same name, arrives at the Troth Yeddha’ campus Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at the Engineering, Learning and Innovation Facility’s high bay structural testing lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

How long was Chris dead before he was found?

The hunters radioed police, who arrived the following day. They found McCandless’s decomposing remains in the sleeping bag. It is theorized that he died from starvation approximately two weeks before his body was found.

Why did they move the bus from Into the Wild?