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John Holmquist

...11, 1939, he joined a mining family. His grandfather (also John Holmquist) was one of the first foremen at the A.J. Mine. Growing up in Juneau, John worked as a paperboy on South Franklin Street, an usher at both Capital and 20th Century...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: A-J mine closure handed over 7/9/97

...archive page Home Wednesday, July 9, 1997 A-J mine closure handed over Kvaerner Environmental has offered... Echo Bay will continue to hold the leases for the A-J mine and the Treadwell mine on Douglas until cleanup is completed...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: A-J mine info sparks investigation 5/6/98

...archive page Home Wednesday, May 6, 1998 A-J mine info sparks investigation Last modified at 3:17 p...Department of Environmental Conservation team leader for the A-J mine. ``I can't do a darn thing about what happened...
Shrine of St. Therese Mardi Gras Gala thank you

...Flowers donated lovely centerpieces. The following businesses and individuals donated items for the silent auction: A.J. Mine, Alaska Canopy Adventures, Alaska Quest Charters, Davida Alhgren, Alpaca International, Annie Kaill's, Margie...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Group that fought A-J mine takes on airport expansion Alaskans...plans to expand. Group that fought A-J mine takes on airport expansion 021700...Home>Archives> Group that fought A-J mine takes on airport expansion 28...
Photo: A-J Mine drilling in 1935

William Byington operates a drill at the Alaska-Juneau gold mine in 1935. The mine, near downtown Juneau, grew out of panning and sluicing operations in the 1880s and grew into a vast network of buildings and tunnels.
Photo: 'Lights of Juneau,' 1925

...the Alaska-Juneau gold mine. The A-J mine was built in 1916 and became one of...Mining declined by the 1930s, and the A-J Mine closed in 1944 when it was declared a nonessential wartime activity. The A-J mine produced more than 150,000 ounces...
Group that fought A-J mine takes on airport expansion

An environmental watchdog that's been lying low since it fought the Alaska Juneau gold mine's plans to reopen is showing considerable interest in the Juneau Airport's plans to expand.
Sealing of A-J Mine going according to schedule

...discharging the mine water into Gold Creek, but downstream of the intake point for city water. One longtime observer of the A-J mine, Dave Chambers of the Center for Science in Public Participation in Bozeman, Mont., reviewed Kvaerner's water quality...
Photo: Alaska-Juneau Mine, 1916

...trolley into the Alaska-Juneau gold mine in 1916. The A-J mine consumed as much as 80 cases of dynamite per day in the...Library's Web site, . In 1925, A-J mine operators built a weather and fire-proof powder magazine...


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