Telling a Story with Photos: Fairbanks


It’s famously hard to make an attractive photo of Fairbanks. The Golden Heart of Alaska has many charms, but few flattering angles. Still, WC found one.

Summer, Looking Northeast

Summer, Looking Northeast

The problem with the beautiful summer is that, all too soon, it slides into autumn.

Autumn, Looking Northeast

Autumn, Looking Northeast

The more serious problem with autumn is that it is ridiculously short. Soon enough, it’s winter.

Winter, Looking Northeast

Winter, Looking Northeast

Winter, on the other hand, is impressively, depressingly long.

We’ll stop there. A spring photo would be far too optimistic for this time of the year.

Thanks to Usibelli Coal Mine for letting WC have the use of the roof of its building.

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