sidebar

LitSite Home

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.
 previous Gallery Thumbnails  next
Roadhouses along the Richardson Highway

ASL-P198-51

Roadhouses along the Richardson Highway, such as the Sourdough Roadhouse, catered to tourists in 1923 after the Alaska Railroad and Alaskan motorcoach companies joined forces to offer the "Golden-Belt Tour," which included railway and road travel. Alaska State Library.

For more information about this image click here.


sidebar
  Contact Us       LitSite Alaska, Copyright © 2000 - 2014. All rights reserved. University of Alaska Anchorage.
University of Alaska Anchorage