September 30, 2016

More Photos from Alaska's Historic Roadhouses

Sullivan's Roadhouse in Delta Junction, Alaska, functions as a museum of antique artifacts.

In the Fall 2016 issue of Preservation magazine, travel writer Kate Siber takes readers on a journey through Alaska via its historic roadhouses. We couldn't fit all of the eye-popping photos inside our eight-page spread, so to make sure they didn't go to waste, we're featuring a selection of outtakes by photographer Kyle Johnson here.

Many of Alaska's 19th- and early 20th-century roadhouses have burned down or crumbled under the region's harsh weather conditions, but, as Siber writes, "a disparate group of Alaskans...are fighting to preserve the few that remain, running them as lodges, restaurants, stores, and museums."

Check out the photos below for more on what makes these cultural relics so special, and read the full story in our fall issue.

The exterior of Sullivan's Roadhouse.

The exterior of the Talkeetna Roadhouse in Talkeetna, Alaska.

Katherine Flynn is a former assistant editor at Preservation magazine. She enjoys coffee, record stores, and uncovering the stories behind historic places.


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