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Return to:   "The Road to Tourism - Today, tourism is Alaska's second major industry; however, until about 50 years ago, only the richest and/or hardiest vacationer would strike out for the Last Frontier."

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A well-dressed group of tourists
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The Curry Hotel
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Alaska Railroad Hotel in Mount McKinley National Park
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Alaska roadhouses
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The World's Smoothest Waterway
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The Alaska Railroad had a huge impact on tourism to Mount McKinley National Park
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In 1923, Mount McKinley National Park was accessible by rail
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A happy group of Alaska Steamship Company tourists
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1930s-era photograph of an Alaska Steamship vessel
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Roadhouses along the Richardson Highway
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On the great glacier
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The Port Simpson
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Curry Hotel
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First bus trip to Anchorage from Fairbanks over the Richardson Highway
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Arctic Alaska Travel Agency

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