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The Sixtymile Gold Dredge, Yukon Alaska

2019-6-14  The property and dredge were taken over by the Yukon Placer Mining Company, and they operated until 1954 with uneven sucess. The gold values for the most part were not high enough to be profitable, and in 1954, with only 1,528 ounces of gold recovered that

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Gold Dredge 8 Historic Alaskan Gold Mine ALASKA.ORG

2021-11-5  Gold Dredge 8. Hop aboard a narrow-gauge train and stake your claim to gold on this two-hour tour of Gold Dredge 8. Learn how 100,000 gold rushers fought the permafrost in their quest to get rich—then grab some gold of your own! You’ll visit the historic dredge (a giant machine used to scoop pay dirt) and meet miners Yukon Yonda and Dexter ...

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Yukon and Alaska Bound, Part 22. Gold Mining and

2015-1-15  After gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike, dredges were brought into the Yukon. In the early 1900 there were about two dozen dredges that worked this area. Dredge No 4 is located on Claim No. 17 on Bonanza Creek near the spot where it ceased operations in 1960.

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Gold Dredges in the North

2019-6-14  Another view of the dredge in operation on the Solomon River. Sixtymile Dredge An illustrated feature showing it being moved from Big Gold Creek, Yukon to Skagway, Alaska in 1999. Three Friends Mining Company Installed in 1905, the

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Gold Mining at Woodchopper Creek - Yukon - Charley

During the Klondike-Alaska Gold Rush of 1898 stampeders who arrived too late to profit from claims on the Canadian side of the border moved to the American side and found creeks that produced gold dust and nuggets. In the early days, rugged miners like

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Walter Johnson: Gold Dredge Pioneer - Yukon - Charley ...

During the Klondike-Alaska gold rush of 1898 the tools used in mining were rudimentary: picks, shovels, gold pans, box sluices, and hydraulic hoses. If they were lucky, miners had steam boilers that helped to thaw permanently frozen ground to get at the placer

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Dredge No 4 - Yukon Territory Information

2021-11-2  Dredge No. 4 was the largest wooden-hulled bucket dredge in North America. It was designed by the Marion Steam Shovel Company, and built for the Canadian Klondike Mining Company in 1912. The dredge moved along in a pond of its own making, digging gold bearing gravel at a rate of 22 buckets per minute. It would operate for 24 hours a day for a ...

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Gold Mining History at Dawson City's Dredge No. 4

2021-1-24  Above all, Dawson City is a gold mining town. The Klondike Gold Rush days lasted far longer in popular imagination then they did in reality, but by the time the

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Area History — Gold Fever Prospecting

Fortymile Mining district History. Gold was first discovered on the Fortymile River in 1886 in the vicinity of the Yukon-Alaska border. The discovery of gold on the Fortymile River led to the first major Alaska gold rush. In 1887, 115 miners were at work using picks shovels and rockers; using these hand tools they extracted more than 14,000 ...

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Gold Mining at Woodchopper Creek - Yukon - Charley

During the Klondike-Alaska Gold Rush of 1898 stampeders who arrived too late to profit from claims on the Canadian side of the border moved to the American side and found creeks that produced gold dust and nuggets. In the early days, rugged miners like Jack Boyle, Abe Fisher and Frank Slaven gathered just enough gold

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Yukon and Alaska Bound, Part 22. Gold Mining and

2015-1-15  After gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike, dredges were brought into the Yukon. In the early 1900 there were about two dozen dredges that worked this area. Dredge No 4 is located on Claim No. 17 on Bonanza Creek near the spot where it ceased operations in 1960.

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Walter Johnson: Gold Dredge Pioneer - Yukon - Charley ...

During the Klondike-Alaska gold rush of 1898 the tools used in mining were rudimentary: picks, shovels, gold pans, box sluices, and hydraulic hoses. If they were lucky, miners had steam boilers that helped to thaw permanently frozen ground to get at the placer gold

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Alaska 360 ™ Dredge Tour

The history of placer gold mining in the Yukon is not complete without seeing a dredge that continued to operate until the late 1950s. Each part of the dredge is clearly elucidated, and you will leave understanding just what a simple yet clever engineering feat it was to use them.

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Industrial Mining at Coal Creek - Yukon - Charley Rivers ...

The camp, gold dredge, and many other artifacts of the industrial gold mining era are all part of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. View an interactive virtual tour of the Coal Creek Dredge Screen capture of an interactive map that highlights some of the unique historic sites in Yukon

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Gold Mining History at Dawson City's Dredge No. 4

2021-1-24  Above all, Dawson City is a gold mining town. The Klondike Gold Rush days lasted far longer in popular imagination then they did in reality, but by the time the swarm of prospectors had died down, industrial mining had moved right in. The first dredges were set up in 1899. By 1911, when Dredge

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File:Gold mining dredge on Upper Hunker Creek, Yukon ...

2019-4-4  English: Caption on Image: Dredge on Upper Hunker Creek. June 28, 1913. Wolfe Photo. Dawson, Y. T. 111 PH Coll 662.18. Frank E. Wolfe owned and operated Wolfe Photo studio in Yukon Territory, Dawson from the late 1890s to around 1920.

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Area History — Gold Fever Prospecting

Fortymile Mining district History. Gold was first discovered on the Fortymile River in 1886 in the vicinity of the Yukon-Alaska border. The discovery of gold on the Fortymile River led to the first major Alaska gold rush. In 1887, 115 miners were at work using picks shovels and rockers; using these hand tools they extracted more than 14,000 ...

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ALASK4 GOLD DREDGING - mininghistoryassociation.org

2015-1-3  some exceptions (including the Three Friends dredge and that of the Yukon Mining Company at Flat), small, flume-type machines predominated. Most were new, with buckets that ranged from one cubic foot (Oro Mining Company) to three cubic feet and manned by Alaska Gold Dredging crews of three 'or four. Costing between $35,000 and

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Flat Creek; Marietta Mines, Iditarod Mining District ...

The Yukon Gold Company dredge recovered 263,028 ounces of gold from Flat Creek or 20 percent of all the gold mined in the Iditarod district. From the 1930s to 1995, mechanized mining on Flat Creek was conducted by Strandberg and Company, Pat Savage, Flat Creek Placers, Inc., Ken Dahl, Awe Mining Company, and Olson and Company (Richard and Tad ...

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Yukon and Alaska Bound, Part 22. Gold Mining and

2015-1-15  After gold was discovered in large quantities in the Klondike, dredges were brought into the Yukon. In the early 1900 there were about two dozen dredges that worked this area. Dredge No 4 is located on Claim No. 17 on Bonanza Creek near the spot where it ceased operations in 1960.

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Alaska Gold Dredge My Alaskan Life

Alaska Gold Dredge. Gold dredging on the forty mile river. The bucket-line dredges that changed the character of gold mining in Alaska and the Yukon were invented in New Zealand. Many changes and additions were made to make them suitable for working frozen ground of Alaska

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Gold Mining History at Dawson City's Dredge No. 4

2021-1-24  Above all, Dawson City is a gold mining town. The Klondike Gold Rush days lasted far longer in popular imagination then they did in reality, but by the time the swarm of prospectors had died down, industrial mining had moved right in. The first dredges were set up in 1899. By 1911, when Dredge

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Going for the Gold: Panning and Dredge Tour • Alaska

Experience the life of a prospector as you learn about the Yukon and Skagway Gold Rush, pan for gold, and explore an incredible dredge that operated until the late 1950s. Your guides, dressed in character, show you what it was really like for the prospectors of the Gold Rush through a fun show with historical footage and mining antiques.

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File:Gold mining dredge on Upper Hunker Creek, Yukon ...

2019-4-4  English: Caption on Image: Dredge on Upper Hunker Creek. June 28, 1913. Wolfe Photo. Dawson, Y. T. 111 PH Coll 662.18. Frank E. Wolfe owned and operated Wolfe Photo studio in Yukon Territory, Dawson from the late 1890s to around 1920.

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ALASK4 GOLD DREDGING - mininghistoryassociation.org

2015-1-3  some exceptions (including the Three Friends dredge and that of the Yukon Mining Company at Flat), small, flume-type machines predominated. Most were new, with buckets that ranged from one cubic foot (Oro Mining Company) to three cubic feet and manned by Alaska Gold Dredging crews of three 'or four. Costing between $35,000 and

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OF GOLD AND GRAVEL - Alaska Historical Society

2021-3-15  gold. To find promising mining lands, he hired the best mining expert he could find—Ernest Patty—who was then a professor in the School of Mines at Alaska’s newly founded college in Fairbanks. Together the two men zigzagged their way across Alaska and the Yukon Territory looking for mining

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Chatanika Gold Dredge #3 – Fairbanks, Alaska - Atlas

aoc-arrow-forward. This place was originally called the Fairbanks Exploration Company gold dredge #3. It was established in 1923 as a gold mining operation. Between 1926 and 1957, some $70 million ...

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Klondike Gold Placer Mining Claims for Sale 99mines

Lots of wildlife and berries. • 80% unmined ground. • Open to offers with $3115/claim as a starting point ($190,000 with $40,000 down payment. $150000 remaining to be paid by July 1, 2018) • BONUS!!! If purchase made before Jan 1, 2018, I will throw in 2 Discovery claims on a pup the famous Gold

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Flat Creek; Marietta Mines, Iditarod Mining District ...

The Yukon Gold Company dredge recovered 263,028 ounces of gold from Flat Creek or 20 percent of all the gold mined in the Iditarod district. From the 1930s to 1995, mechanized mining on Flat Creek was conducted by Strandberg and Company, Pat Savage, Flat Creek Placers, Inc., Ken Dahl, Awe Mining Company, and Olson and Company (Richard and Tad ...

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