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Candidates tackle education, jobs, housing keep more seasonal shops open year-round downtown.One question addressed the possibility of reopening the Alaska-Juneau Mine, which prompted all candidates to say it was something that should be considered, with special attention paid...
Historical photo: Treadwell foundry

...leading past the pyritic tailings at the Mexican Mine, on the Treadwell Trail at Sandy Beach. The foundry was operational after the final Treadwell closure in 1922, making parts for the Alaska Juneau Mine located across Gastineau Channel.
The history of the City Cafe

...years. Their son Bill returned to Juneau from Chicago to help in the preparation for reopening the business. The Alaska-Juneau Mine was closed during the war and other changes occurred, but when the City Cafe opened its doors again in 1946, many...
Historical photos: Fishing fleet and the 'red' king

...up in this historical photo next to the pilings of Juneau's wharf in the early 1900s. In the background, the Alaska-Juneau Mine can be seen. Also pictured is a "34-pound red king salmon" which is shown unpacked after being shipped from...
Outdoors | 100 Anniversary
Historical Sports: 1921-22 DHS Huskies

...window was smashed and the streets were littered with broken glass on both sides of the channel.On April 25, 1922, Alaska Juneau mine shift boss E. C. Kilburn returned on the steamer Queen with 40 men from the mines at Hyder. The Alaska Juneau...
Wallace Ivan DeBoff

...the Aurora Harbor installation. Maude was a homemaker and excellent cook. Ivan was employed as a miner in the Alaska- Juneau Mine and as a heavy construction carpenter.Wally attended the public schools and graduated from Juneau High School...
'Precipitation' in place at parking garage

...scenes that were set in enamel and baked onto aluminum, including a cruise ship, Eagle and Raven totems, the Alaska-Juneau Mine, a Pacific Coastal Airlines Grumman Goose, a corner of the capitol building, the state flag and an ancient cannery...
Same old spin doesn't work anymore

...ranting and raving about the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council's lawsuit brings back familiar shades of the old Alaska-Juneau mine days and that city development plum and battle he decisively lost then. Now he is thumping the environmental community...
This Day in History

...War Production Board ordered the closure of most Alaska mines in an effort to conserve manpower. It excluded the Alaska-Juneau Mine. In 1954, the Alaska Air Command revealed that radar had detected unidentified aircraft flying over Alaska. Rumors...
Southeast Sagas: Slide

...of the splintered mass of wreckage," the Empire reported. In addition to the Fire Department, 50 men from the Alaska Juneau mine joined the recovery effort about half an hour later. At 4 p.m., men from Thane arrived, and later more men...


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