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Alaska Pickers: Gold Rush & WWII Treasures

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Dutch Harbor, AK: Hilltop vista of Dutch Harbor with church and cemetary in view.
Meet Kelly and Becky. They own an antique store in Wasilla, Alaska and go on treasure hunts to pick through junk, looking for one-of-a-kind items. With the long Alaskan winter around the corner, the race is on for them to supply their store. With parts of the state closer to Russia than the Lower 48, Alaska was a hub of military activity during the Cold War and the team is psyched to find old arcade games that used to keep soldiers' morale up.

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