Over the long history of the Juneau area, several small towns or villages were started, all of which have died out for one reason or another.
...the 1950s by the Juneau Territorial Sportsmen and the rails upon which the carts roll were bought from the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Company. Some came from the Ebner tunnel and others from Thane.Over the years the tram and trail have provided...
This is a photo of the Alaska-Juneau labor strike on June 24, 1935. The photo shows a crowd of men in front of the offices of Alaska Juneau Gold Mining company. In the foreground, one man is on the ground, surrounded by other men; some carrying sticks.
Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P), acquired the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Company properties, and also a wealth of their photographs of the mining operation, construction of Salmon Creek Dam and other activities.
Much of Juneau's history is hiding in the underbrush - literally. That is, history often takes the form of feats of engineering. And, when these feats are no longer in use, grass, shrubs and, ultimately, trees reclaim the ground. This is a tale of two tunnels which were important in their heyday but are no longer active: The Gold Creek Tunnel behind downtown Juneau and the Nugget Creek Tunnel near Mendenhall Glacier.
...project would likely be finished by end of next summer if ultimately approved by the Assembly. Another former Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company building located near the other two in the Jualpa Mine Camp Historic District, the Locomotive Repair Shop...
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On those Juneau mornings when the snow falls with a denser-than-usual determination, slipping out of the seductive comfort of our sheets and stepping onto a cold floor, into a frosty day, can be a daunting proposition.
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