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As the Alaska Marine Highway System works towards replacing the state ferry Tustumena, two Alaskans are working to preserve its history.

The Tustumena Oral History Project is the brainchild of Juneau resident Michael Sakarias and Lucy Peckham of Anchorage. They’ve been working with the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Marine Highway System to launch the project since 2013.