...mining museum since the 1980s when he moved to Juneau, he said. The building, once a working part of the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company, has needed a lot of fixing up over the years.That's why it was important for Harmon to be involved in...
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 This is a tale of two tunnels which were important in their heyday but are no longer active: The Gold Creek Tunnel behind downtown Juneau and the Nugget Creek Tunnel near Mendenhall Glacier.
Although the foundation of Juneau was built on the backs of gold miners, only a few of the mining-era buildings are more than foundations.
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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.
Aging mine camp to be restored JUNEAU - Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company historic buildings in Last Chance Basin will get a face-lift this summer. Gastineau Channel Historical Society volunteers will...
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...
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