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Photographs of the Alaska Highway in the 1950s
by W. S. (Bill) Lythgoe

W. S. (Bill) Lythgoe - Photographs of British Columbia

A Guide to the Alaska Highway

Below are scans of 14 of the dozens of slides, negatives and prints in the collection that Bill shot along the Alaska Highway. A 1950 guide to the highway, with many of the locations in the photos listed on a strip map, can be seen here (opens in a new window).

Fort Nelson Hotel
Brown's Cafe, Dawson Creek

RCMP patrol north of Fort Nelson
Bill Lythgoe at Raspberry Creek, Mile 324.6

Taylor Hotel
Liard River Bridge

Village Inn
Mile 440

Pink Mountain Lodge, 1950s
Pink Mountain Lodge
Trutch Lodge, 1950s
Trutch Lodge, Mile 201

New and old Nisutlin Bay bridges at Teslin, Yukon, in the 1950s
New and old Nisutlin Bay bridges at Teslin, Yukon
Mile 241

Signpost Forest at Watson Lake, Yukon in the 1950s
"Signpost Forest" at Watson Lake, Yukon
Lakeview Lodge, Alaska Highway
Lakeview Lodge, Mile 462