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    The Juneau Empire gave us permission to reproduce Gastineau Bygones and News of the Gold Camp, for educational use. The Alaska State Historical Library gave us permission to copy photos for Bob's scrapbook. Webmaster Patrick McGonegal cheerfully signed up to help us build a database and patiently endured questions from the technically challenged.

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    It's your first chance to visit! The Last Chance Mining Museum is officially open for the summer. Visit the historic compressor building, part of the former Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company, for a peek into history. It originally operated from 1912-1944 and was turned

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    Near the famous Alaska-Juneau gold mine, one of the world's largest hard rock mining operations at its peak, you will get hands-on experience panning for gold in Gold Creek. On this Juneau gold panning tour, you can choose to pan in the creek, or in the waist-high demonstration trough.

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    At the time a tunnel collapsed under Gastineau Channel in 1917 and flooded the mine, the Treadwell Mine complex of 5 mines was the area's largest gold mine. It left behind a beach of sand created by the 500 stamp mill which crushed the gold bearing quartz and a flooded mine shaft.

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    Jun 02, 2006An excellent first stop is the Alaska State Museum, which has been housing artifacts since 1900. For the mining experience, check out the Last Chance Mining Museum Historic Park and the AJ Mine/Gastineau Mill Enterprises, Southeast Alaska's lone hard-rock gold-mine tour. You might even hear someone reciting Robert Service verse.

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    In 1880, prospectors named Joe Juneau and Dick Harris, guided by Tlingit Chief Kowee, found gold in a local creek. Juneau quickly boomed into a gold rush town as claims and mines sprang up in the area, including the biggest—Treadwell and the AlaskaJuneau (AJ) mines. In 1900, Alaska's capital was moved from Sitka to Juneau.

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    The Division of Spill Prevention and Response (SPAR) From 1891 until 1922 the Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company managed the mine complex, which was operated by three financially-separate mining companies. the 700-Foot Mine Mill Site located below the foot trail and above Gastineau Channel and the The Ready Bullion Mill located south

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  • The A-J mine buildings are still visible above town. Other gold mines include the Treadwill Mine complex at Douglas and the Alaska-Gastineau mine south of town. A massive cave-in occurred at Treadwill in 1917 and the mine closed. When gold content dropped below profitable margins in 1921, the Alaska-Gastineau mine closed.

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    This is a small museum I the mountains dedicated to mining and panning for gold. You can take a tour, but you don't really need a guide as the exhibits are well labelled and explained. Learn about the history of the gold rush days and explore old mining machinery and artefacts from the mines and the miners who worked here.

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    The AJ Mine Gastineau Mill Tour is a way to experience the mining history of the city of Juneau by exploring what used to be the most productive gold mine on the planet. The tour is about two hours long. Along the way you will hear the history of the mine as well as witness professional miners demonstrate the methods that were formerly used.

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    Kensington Mine is an underground mine located on the Alaska panhandle and is owned by Coeur Mining CDE. This mine is a smaller mine and has only been in operation since 2010. Production from the mine averages 125,000 ounces gold per year. Proven and probable reserves is about 560,000 ounces gold but ongoing work may add to this reserve.

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    TREADWELL MINE HISTORIC TRAIL WALKING TOUR MAP HISTORIC GUIDE THE TREADWELL MINES On Douglas Island, across Gastineau Channel from downtown Juneau, lie the remains of what in the late 1800s 300 STAMP MILL In 1899 the Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company erected a 300 stamp mill at this site. This is the largest number of stamps

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    This deposit consists of processed, mill tailings and hand sorted, rejected waste rock from the Sheep Creek mill and the Perseverance (JU168), and Alaska-Juneau (JU165) mines. The tailings have been worked intermittently since 1940 and have produced more than 1,105 ounces of gold

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    A preparator attends to the details of the vessel in the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Company Mill diorama ultimately installed in the Interior Museu

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    Juneau Whale Watch is a proud member of Whale Sense Alaska! Whale Sense promotes responsible whale watching in Alaska and the Atlantic Region of the United States. Whale SENSE recognizes whale watching companies committed to responsible practices.Participating companies agree to Stick to the regional whale watching guidelines.

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    Jun 10, 2010At the Alaska Juneau mill from 1917-1944, ore was sorted, crushed, and treated to extract gold. Electric-powered engines hauled trains of 40 ore cars along the main haulage route form the mine two miles away in Silver Bow Basin to the AJ mill, steepest in the world.

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    Juneau Gold Panning Excursion Reviews HAL-purchased Gold Panning/Alaska Salmon Bake excursion. Tundra Tom collected us and took us to a creek for gold

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  • Genealogy Resource Guide Alaska State Library

    DeArmond, R.N. The Founding of Juneau. Gastineau Channel Centennial Association, 1980. Biographies about Juneau pioneers, 1880-1895. The discovery of gold in Silver Bow Basin in 1880 was not by any means the first made in Alaska, but it was the first discovery of gold in Alaska that resulted in the founding of a town.

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    Experience real Alaska gold panning, be a part of the living history of Fairbanks and make memories that will last a lifetime. At Gold Daughters, you will learn how to pan for gold using real Alaskan "paydirt". We play by the rule "finders keepers", so you get to take home everything you find!

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    Alaska Juneau Mine History Condensed1 Note Ground breaking firsts highlighted in RED 1893 5-stamp mill set up at Fuller 1st Mine with surface mined ore (Glory Hole). $6/ton rock @ $20.67/oz gold price = low grade ore (0.29oz/t). 1896 Expand to 30 stamp mill and 150 t/d with hand sorting

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    Alaska's capital city is a vibrant coastal community tucked among scenic mountains, glaciers, and waterways. Visitors have a wide range of attractions and activities, such as hiking, kayaking, biking, ziplining, fishing, wildlife viewing, gold mining history, and viewing spectacular scenery.

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  • 15 Best Things to Do in Juneau (Alaska) The Crazy Tourist

    This is a small museum I the mountains dedicated to mining and panning for gold. You can take a tour, but you don't really need a guide as the exhibits are well labelled and explained. Learn about the history of the gold rush days and explore old mining machinery and artefacts from the mines and the miners who worked here.

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    71 Mining jobs available in Alaska on Indeed. Apply to Maintenance Mechanic, Supervisor, Operator and more! a subsidiary of Coeur Mining, is seeking a Mill Operator for its Kensington gold mine located 45 miles gold mining; warehouse; Be the first to see new Mining jobs in Alaska.

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    Gold Rush Dog Tours provides family friendly summer cart-mushing excursions in Juneau Alaska and an Alaskan Sled Dog Demonstration and 40 Below Experience in Skagway, Alaska featuring Iditarod and Yukon Quest sled dogs and the dedicated crew of Gold Rush Dog Tours.

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  • Gold Mining in Juneau Alaska Electric Light Power

    The smaller mining operations in the Juneau area began consolidating and by 1911 there were three large mines operating in the Juneau area the Treadwell Mine on Douglas Island; the Alaska Juneau or AJ Mine, with a mill operating near downtown Juneau; and the Alaska Gastineau Mine operating in the community of Thane near Sheep Creek.

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