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Lost Gold Mines of Alaska

Ron Wendt

Lost Gold Mines of Alaska

And Great Gold Robberies of the Alaska Gold Rush Era

by Ron Wendt

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Published by Goldstream Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12177900M
    ISBN 101886574189
    ISBN 109781886574182
    OCLC/WorldCa40941140

    Alaska gold rush trails: time line, ghost towns, routes to the gold fields, stories of the past. Panel title. "Alaska gold rush centennial." Includes text, descriptive index to gold rush routes, and col. ill. Text, col. ill., and "Gold rush time line" on verso. Contributor: Alaska. Division of Tourism Date:   From treasurecache. There are reports of several lost gold mines in Minnesota, most having to do with placer gold. Indians mined gold or found it in placers in the early were rumors of a big Indian strike in , which caused Walter and Perry Mize, middle-aged first cousins and bachelors in Minneapolis, to go north into the region of Red Lake.

      In , Alaska Free Gold Mine and the Alaska Pacific merged in Independence Valley into a massive mining complex covering 1, acres with 27 buildings, family housing and 12 miles of underground tunnels employing some miners. It became one of . Gold mining may have had its heyday way back in the 19th century, but it’s far from a lost art. Though the hunt for hidden treasure may not be at the scale it once was, many hopefuls flock to.

    The Lost Spaniard Gold Mine is located along the fringe of the Cascade Mountains, somewhere at the bend of the Lewis River between Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams. A lone, wandering Spaniard came out of the mountains at intervals in the 's, his packs loaded with virgin gold nuggets.   Yet Alaska is Alaska and far away from the eyes of the money, as it were. Fortunately for us, the job was never finished. Some buildings were demolished but most of Kennecott was left as it was. Doughty locals made some use of the abandoned materials but by the s the old mines were attracting a new type of visitor: tourists.


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There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of these kind of fables and tales about old mines and towns that sprung up out of nowhere. Indians killed two, one escaped & never returned for the gold.

Many abandoned gold mines and miners Lost Gold Mines of Alaska book can be found S. of Anchorage along the Seward Hwy.

18 sacks of highgraded gold ore are cached in an abandoned mine shaft on the N side of the Harris River, about 3 miles from the mouth and tidewater of Twelvemile Arm.

The cache was. Ron Wendt was born in Fairbanks, Alaska in it s territorial days. He has been involved in prospecting and mining nearly all his life. He writes about and photographs the north with expertise in northern mining and Alaskan & Yukon gold rush history. He has written 24 books on Alaska and northern history.

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Active mines. The following are active gold-producing mines and advanced lode exploration or development projects. Lode (hard rock) mines. The Fort Knox mine is located within the Fairbanks North Star Borough, 25 miles (40 km) northeast of mine site is located primarily on State of Alaska and the Mental Health Trust lands.

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