Gold Rush & Mining

Historical Photographs of the Gold Rush and early mining in Alaska.


Scales and Summit of Chilkoot Pass<br> photo 1<br>
Scales and Summit of Chilkoot Pass
photo 1


1 1/2 Tons of Klondyke Gold in Alaska Commercial Company store in Dawson 1901<br> photo 5<br>
1 1/2 Tons of Klondyke Gold in Alaska Commercial Company store in Dawson 1901
photo 5


A Serious Case of Gold Fever, Nome Beach<br> photo 6<br>
A Serious Case of Gold Fever, Nome Beach
photo 6


15 Below Cleary Creek<br> photo 8<br>
15 Below Cleary Creek
photo 8


First Ave. Ruby, Alaska<br> photo 15<br>
First Ave. Ruby, Alaska
photo 15


The Invincible Prospector<br> photo 16<br>
The Invincible Prospector
photo 16


McQuesten & Co., Circle City 1895<br> photo 19<br>
McQuesten & Co., Circle City 1895
photo 19


Broadway Skaguay [sic] Alaska, May 20th, 1898<br> photo 20<br>
Broadway Skaguay [sic] Alaska, May 20th, 1898
photo 20


Cabin, Men, and Dogs<br> photo 21<br>
Cabin, Men, and Dogs
photo 21


Rocking on King Solomon's Hill<br> photo 25<br>
Rocking on King Solomon's Hill
photo 25


Guns and gold<br> photo 27<br>
Guns and gold
photo 27


Crew of Union Mining Co., "The Face" in a Placer Mine.<br> photo 28<br>
Crew of Union Mining Co., "The Face" in a Placer Mine.
photo 28


All That Glitters Is Not Gold<br> photo 30<br>
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
photo 30


Hydraulic Mining<br> photo 32<br>
Hydraulic Mining
photo 32


Tillecum Mining Company, Cleary Creek<br> photo 45<br>
Tillecum Mining Company, Cleary Creek
photo 45


Chatanika Gold Dredge<br> photo 51<br>
Chatanika Gold Dredge
photo 51


Miners at Sluice Box<br> photo 62<br>
Miners at Sluice Box
photo 62


Fairbanks Gold Dust Brought to Valdez from Fairbanks<br> photo 72<br>
Fairbanks Gold Dust Brought to Valdez from Fairbanks
photo 72


The Luckless Prospector<br> photo 86<br>
The Luckless Prospector
photo 86


Felix Pedro<br> photo 97<br>
Felix Pedro
photo 97


D.T. Kennedy Pack Train with over 1200 Pounds of Gold Dust for First National Bank Fairbanks<br> photo 98<br>
D.T. Kennedy Pack Train with over 1200 Pounds of Gold Dust for First National Bank Fairbanks
photo 98


Kennecott, Alaska<br> photo 125<br>
Kennecott, Alaska
photo 125


A Winter Morning<br> photo 127<br>
A Winter Morning
photo 127


Klondyke Home Sweet Home<br> photo 128<br>
Klondyke Home Sweet Home
photo 128


Tom Cummings No.11 Goldstream<br> photo 133<br>
Tom Cummings No.11 Goldstream
photo 133


No.5 Above, Discovery, Fairbanks Creek<br> photo 134<br>
No.5 Above, Discovery, Fairbanks Creek
photo 134


Frontier Street Nome Alaska, June 16th, 1910<br> photo 135<br>
Frontier Street Nome Alaska, June 16th, 1910
photo 135


Hard Rock Miners<br> photo 142<br>
Hard Rock Miners
photo 142


Osborn Creek, Nome, Alaska, 1929<br> photo 146<br>
Osborn Creek, Nome, Alaska, 1929
photo 146


Mining Underground on No.3A Fairbanks Creek<br> photo 156<br>
Mining Underground on No.3A Fairbanks Creek
photo 156


Prospecting<br> photo 159<br>
Prospecting
photo 159


Kennecott Mines Co.<br> photo 175<br>
Kennecott Mines Co.
photo 175


Alaskan Silver Enchantment<br> photo 177<br>
Alaskan Silver Enchantment
photo 177


Chilkoot Pass<br> photo 178<br>
Chilkoot Pass
photo 178


Bering Sea After a Storm at Nome<br> photo 183<br>
Bering Sea After a Storm at Nome
photo 183


Pedro Roadhouse in Mining Village<br> photo 202<br>
Pedro Roadhouse in Mining Village
photo 202


Lavelle Young<br> photo 207<br>
Lavelle Young
photo 207


Chilkoot Pass in April<br> photo 209<br>
Chilkoot Pass in April
photo 209


The Whitehorse Hotel in Chena, Alaska<br> photo 210<br>
The Whitehorse Hotel in Chena, Alaska
photo 210


Governor Clark visiting the Cliff Gold-Quartz Mine<br> photo 212<br>
Governor Clark visiting the Cliff Gold-Quartz Mine
photo 212


$4 Million in Gold Dust<br> photo 223<br>
$4 Million in Gold Dust
photo 223


"Capt. Henry Finch dredging for gold under six feet of ice"<br> photo 227<br>
"Capt. Henry Finch dredging for gold under six feet of ice"
photo 227


"There's always something doing"<br> photo 228<br>
"There's always something doing"
photo 228


"$28,000 Cleanup on the Bessie Mine"<br> photo 229<br>
"$28,000 Cleanup on the Bessie Mine"
photo 229


Gold Dredge Buckets<br> photo 254<br>
Gold Dredge Buckets
photo 254


Courtney's Store<br> photo 257<br>
Courtney's Store
photo 257


Healy River Coal Corp.<br> photo 270<br>
Healy River Coal Corp.
photo 270





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