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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...
'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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive in charge of cleaning up and closing down the Alaska-Juneau mine is restructuring its global activities. The in charge of cleaning up and closing down the Alaska-Juneau mine is restructuring its global activities. The changes...
This Day in History

...organized at Nome, which became Igloo No. 1. In 1941, the filling of West Willoughby Avenue with waste rock from the Alaska-Juneau Mine began. In 1969, Sen. R.R. Blodgett, D-Teller, introduced a bill to appropriate $300,000 for a feasibility...
Photo: Alaska-Juneau Mine, 1916

Several miners guide a dynamite 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 early 20th century and kept as many as 3,000 cases in stock, according to the Juneau Public Library's Web site, .


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