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History of Klondike and Nome Gold Rush Events

2018-11-22  The Klondike (Yukon) Gold Rush holds the record as one of the shortest-lived mining booms ever, lasting a scant 2 years, from August 1896 to September, 1898, when it was undermined by the slightly longer-lived Nome (Alaska) Gold Rush (September 1898 to 1905).

Rivers of Gold Placer Mining in Alaska USGS

2010-8-7  tions into Alaska's interior to study gold U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey The Mosquito Fork of the Fortymile River was near the heart of gold-mining activity in Alaska during the time of the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890's. Although the focus of Alaska's gold-mining

5 Things to Know in Alaska politics: Gold rush, mineral

2021-10-16  5 Things to Know in Alaska politics: Gold rush, mineral rich and a Reinbold remedy Linda F. Hersey The historic Fairbanks mining district is attracting increasing interest as a gold mining area.

Top 10 Alaska Gold Mines Gold and Silver Expert

2019-11-2  2. The Pogo Mine near Delta Junction produces 400,000 ounces of gold per year and is an underground mining operation. 3. Nixon Fork in the interior of Alaska is an Alaska gold mine that annually produces 136,300 ounces of gold. This is a small underground mine

History Hope Mining Co

Mining in Hope and the Sunrise area was the precursor to the famous gold rush in Alaska’s interior and the Yukon. Mining in Hope and Sunrise drew miners from across the globe and set vibrant and sometimes wild stage that still brings people north. By the end of the 1800’s, thousands of people lived in the Hope Mining District.

HISTORY of MINES and PROSPECTS, KETCHIKAN

2010-11-19  Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada and a large development program was about to be started when the depression forced a shut down. The Alaska Gold and Metals Comnany with A.L. Howard, nresident and manaqer, took over the mine in 1934, operatinq it until 1341 when the second World War forced its closure.

SitNews MINING, ONCE KETCHIKAN'S PRINCIPAL

2006-7-28  In reality, they found little gold in the Ketchikan area but they had just enough strikes of it and other minerals to keep the industry operating at least through the first two decades of the 20th century. Downtown Dolomi, circa 1910 -- Houses at Dolomi, Alaska

Alaska Mining Claims Mapper

2021-2-26  The Alaska Mining Claims Mapper is a custom view of land-records data related to mining that is provided by the Alaska Mapper application.. Alaska Mapper is a web-based geographic information system (GIS) that allows you to locate Alaska land-records information by navigating an interactive map of the state. The land-records data provided by the system comes from the Department of Natural

‘Gold Rush’ Star Parker Schnabel is Hiring: Here’s What to

2021-8-15  The “Gold Rush” star is looking to hire a new mining crew. According to the job posting, no previous mining experience is necessary. However, Parker is looking for people with mechanical skills, heavy equipment operating experience, who have worked as a foreman. And if none of that applies to you, there’s still hope.

Parker Schnabel Mining Company Jobs Now Hiring

Parker Schnabel is a well-known television star who is best known for his work in Discovery Channel’s ‘Gold Rush’ reality series. He has also worked for ‘Big Nugget Mine’ which is a family mining company. As of 2020, Parker Schnabel’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million.Dec 2, 2020.

Rivers of Gold Placer Mining in Alaska USGS

2010-8-7  tions into Alaska's interior to study gold U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey The Mosquito Fork of the Fortymile River was near the heart of gold-mining activity in Alaska during the time of the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890's. Although the focus of Alaska's gold-mining

Alaska Gold Rush History

2021-3-12  A brief overview of Alaska's early mining history. The Russians had been aware there was gold in their territory of Alaska. In 1849 P. P. Doroshin, a Russian mining engineer, discovered gold in the gravels of the Kenai River on the Kenai Peninsula. In 1861 gold was discovered on Telegraph Creek near the settlement of Wrangell.

Alaska Gold Mine Museum Gold Rush History Gold

In the 1920’s, gold dredges became the primary machine for mining gold. The dredges ruled the region for over 30 years and recovered 3.5 million ounces, ~$4.5 billion in today’s value. Once the dredges shut down, the machinery was left behind. Many of these machines are now located at Gold Daughters in our unique Alaska museum.

International Mining Symposium marking the

1997-7-24  In connection with the Centennial Celebration of the Alaska/Yukon Gold Rush an International Symposium on the History of Mining over the past century and more is under development. It is conceived as a one-of-a-kind event that might occur only once in a hundred years.

Alaska: After the gold rush Mining Journal

2013-3-15  While Alaska's mining industry has seen impressive growth in output throughout 2012, with high commodity prices for gold and silver in particular boosting exploration...

Mining DOCUMENTARY series: "Gold Rush Alaska" on

2013-1-24  Mar 7, 2012. #1. I stumbled upon this documentary series on mining in Alaska airing it's second season on Discovery Channel right now. It's called " Gold Rush Alaska " and covers the adventures of six guys from Oregon who go to Alaska to become rich by mining gold. In Alaska, mining means digging holes in the ground and washing dirt.

History Hope Mining Co

Mining in Hope and the Sunrise area was the precursor to the famous gold rush in Alaska’s interior and the Yukon. Mining in Hope and Sunrise drew miners from across the globe and set vibrant and sometimes wild stage that still brings people north. By the end of the 1800’s, thousands of people lived in the Hope Mining District.

What is Placer Gold Mining? Yukon Charley

2015-4-14  The word placer is thought to have come from Catalan and Spanish, meaning a shoal or sand bar. The word entered the American vocabulary during the 1848 California Gold Rush, and when gold was discovered in Alaska and the Canadian Klondike in the late 1890s, the gold-seekers who rushed northward brought with them various placer mining

HISTORY of MINES and PROSPECTS, KETCHIKAN

2010-11-19  Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada and a large development program was about to be started when the depression forced a shut down. The Alaska Gold and Metals Comnany with A.L. Howard, nresident and manaqer, took over the mine in 1934, operatinq it until 1341 when the second World War forced its closure.

‘Gold Rush’ Star Parker Schnabel is Hiring: Here’s What to

2021-8-15  The “Gold Rush” star is looking to hire a new mining crew. According to the job posting, no previous mining experience is necessary. However, Parker is looking for people with mechanical skills, heavy equipment operating experience, who have worked as a foreman. And if none of that applies to you, there’s still hope.

Alaska Gold Rush History

2021-3-12  A brief overview of Alaska's early mining history. The Russians had been aware there was gold in their territory of Alaska. In 1849 P. P. Doroshin, a Russian mining engineer, discovered gold in the gravels of the Kenai River on the Kenai Peninsula. In 1861 gold was discovered on Telegraph Creek near the settlement of Wrangell.

The Gold Rush to Valdez, Alaska RareGoldNuggets

2021-3-30  The Gold Rush to Valdez, Alaska. The great state of Alaska has a very illustrious gold mining history. The Klondike Gold Rush was one of the largest and most famous gold rushes in American history. It was also the last great gold rush in America, bringing hundreds of thousands of hopeful miners north in search of wealth.

Alaska Gold Mine Museum Gold Rush History Gold

In the 1920’s, gold dredges became the primary machine for mining gold. The dredges ruled the region for over 30 years and recovered 3.5 million ounces, ~$4.5 billion in today’s value. Once the dredges shut down, the machinery was left behind. Many of these machines are now located at Gold Daughters in our unique Alaska museum.

McGrath Mining District Alaska Alaska Gold Rush History

2018-4-25  Alaska Gold Rush History & Genealogy. McGrath Mining District Alaska; Map. The McGrath district (fig. 16) is the area drained by the Kus¬kokwim River above the Stony River. All the placer mining in the district has been on streams that cross contacts between small plutons, commonly near quartz monzonite in composition, and Paleozoic limestone

International Mining Symposium marking the

1997-7-24  In connection with the Centennial Celebration of the Alaska/Yukon Gold Rush an International Symposium on the History of Mining over the past century and more is under development. It is conceived as a one-of-a-kind event that might occur only once in a hundred years.

Gold MIning in Alaska primary source collections

2019-12-31  The Florence Tobin Thornton Family Papers consist of several letters (1899-1900), a diary (1903-04), and other writings of August L. Tobin, who prospected for gold on the upper reaches of Alaska's Koyukuk River from 1898 to 1918; correspondence, assay reports, location notices, and financial records of Laurance C. Thornton's Solo Mining Company

History Hope Mining Co

Mining in Hope and the Sunrise area was the precursor to the famous gold rush in Alaska’s interior and the Yukon. Mining in Hope and Sunrise drew miners from across the globe and set vibrant and sometimes wild stage that still brings people north. By the end of the 1800’s, thousands of people lived in the Hope Mining District.

Alaska: After the gold rush Mining Journal

2013-3-15  While Alaska's mining industry has seen impressive growth in output throughout 2012, with high commodity prices for gold and silver in particular boosting exploration...

Alaska Mining Hall of Fame Members by Induction Groups

Mattie Crosby: aka Tootsie, arrived in the gold rush town of Iditarod, in 1911 and stayed for 50 years. She was a compassionate entrepreneur, a prospector, and the only African-American in town. Merton H. Marstons was an newspaper editor in the midwest who left to join the Alaska Yukon Gold Rush. Eventually he reached his goal of wealth found

Placer Mining, Gold Mining, Mineral Mining, Mining

2021-7-15  In North America, placer mining was well-known in the context of more than some gold rushes, chiefly the California Gold Rush, the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush and the Klondike Gold Rush. Placer mining carries on in a lot of parts of the world as a basis of diamonds, industrial minerals and metals, gems (in Myanmar and Sri Lanka), platinum, and of