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Historic Alaska Highway Lodges & Roadhouses
Swift River Auto Camp; Swift River Lodge: Historic Mile 733, Km 1136.7 (old Km 1180.5)

Photo: May 7, 2009

  *   Lou Jacobin's 1958 "Guide to Alaska and the Yukon" listing: Swift River Auto Camp. A Clyde Wann Enterprise. 10 rooms; modern plumbing; restaurants; tavern; minor auto repairs, gas, oil, tires; heated garage for winter storage; modern rest room and showers; general store; trailer space with electric plug-ins; $5.00 with double bed; $2.00 additional single bed.
  *   "Alaska Highway, Road to Yukon Adventure" (Canadian Government Travel Bureau, 1959): Mile 733.3 - Swift River Auto Camp. Accom., meals, gas & oil, repairs, store, warm car storage. Accommodates 30 people.
  *   Closed permanently in September 2009 - see Yukon News article. Demolished in September 2016.

This photograph is © 2009-2017 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Swift River Lodge on the Alaska Highway