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Gakona Lodge & Trading Post, Mile 205, Glenn Highway, Gakona, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK



B&W Photos

HB2229
Front, South Wall, From The Southeast

HB2230
Front, South Wall, From The Southwest

HB2231
Detail Of Front, One Story Section

HB2232
Detail Of Rear, One Story Section

HB2233
Northeast Corner


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Item Title


Location
Glenn Highway, Gakona, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-27
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: An important aspect of Alaska's transportation history is represented by this Lodge at the junction of the Eagle and Fairbanks trails. Constructed on the site of the Gakona Roadhouse to meet the need created by increased traffic through interior Alaska, the lodge continues to operate to the present.

Subjects
Trading Posts
Lodges


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FRONT, SOUTH WALL, FROM THE SOUTHEAST
2. FRONT, SOUTH WALL, FROM THE SOUTHWEST
3. DETAIL OF FRONT, ONE STORY SECTION
4. DETAIL OF REAR, ONE STORY SECTION
5. NORTHEAST CORNER


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