HEALTHPhoto By Carla Petersen Skagway's Dahl Memorial Clinic had an unusual patient in Dangerous Dan McGrew on June 6. The clinic assisted the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park museum team by X-raying the animatronic mannequin built by Martin Itjen for Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum in the 1930s. Although the museum team knew that the mannequin moved when it was installed in the museum, the exact mechanism of action was unclear. The images produced by the clinic's medical assistants, Sarah Phillips and Melissa Horman, allowed the park's artifact conservation interns a look inside the mannequin.
Modern medical tech used to decode artifacts