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Highlighting the state's collections: Designing the SLAM exhibit floor

...be the case with one of the floor's largest items, an 18-ton electric locomotive previously owned by the Alaska-Gastineau mine. (The train, along with a Bristol Bay double ender, will be among the largest items on the floor.)Jim Simard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-01/highlighting-states-collections-designi
Local
Presentation on SLAM's Baldwin Locomotive to be held Tuesday

...electric locomotive used to haul ore in the Alaska-Gastineau mine near Juneau in the early 1900s, slated...by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Alaska Gastineau mine in 1914. The Alaska-Gastineau mine, located in the Sheep Creek valley just...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-04/presentation-slams-baldwin-locomotive-be-
Art
Photo: Images from another time

Planning a pulp mill, early 1920s. In the early 1920s, Bart Thane, left, managing director of the Alaska Gastineau mine, tried to turn the failing mine in Thane into a pulp mill. The engineer invited Japanese interests to invest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111704/loc_20041117007.shtml
News
Lecture to focus on the lasting legacy of powering Juneau's mines

...engineer, to focus on the numerous power projects that were developed to power operations at Treadwell Complex, the Alaska-Gastineau Mine, and the Alaska-Juneau Mine. Stone and Willis will also discuss the lasting effects the power systems, some...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-05-17/lecture-focus-lasting-legacy-powering-jun
Art
Juneau Chamber honors Jerry Harmon as citizen of the year

...reopen the A-J Mine. Once the backbone of the capital city's economy, the A-J bought out and absorbed the Alaska-Gastineau mine before shutting down operations in 1994. When Echo Bay pulled out, Harmon spent three years closing the mine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102900/Loc_citizen.html
Local
A quarterback, business man and visionary

...Juneau's power today and are some of the lowest cost power producers in the state of Alaska.The Perseverance and Alaska Gastineau mine, prior to World War I, became the largest gold mine in the world. It produced more than 500,000 ounces of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-13/quarterback-business-man-and-vision
Neighbors
Mining at Thane set records - briefly

...built in 1912-13 to support the operations of the Alaska Gastineau Mine and the Perseverance Mine. It had docks and wharves...sheltering the railroad near the Sheep Creek Tunnel. The Alaska Gastineau Mine ceased operations in June 1921 as a result of problems...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051904/nei_thane.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Jerry Harmon hopes to bring some cash in to the Alaska-Gastineau mine. Harmon, an employee of Kvaerner Environmental...economy, the A-J bought out and absorbed the Alaska-Gastineau mine before shutting down operations in 1944. Harmon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042500/Biz_mine.shtml
Photo collection recalls another day, another attitude

...three-room building was established in 1941. The complete collection also includes photos of schools near the Alaska-Gastineau Mine and Fish Creek, but those shots are not in the exhibition. Parts of the collection include photos from the students...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012607/loc_20070126035.shtml
News
Dirty Old Mines

...he said. Unknowns and cleanup dilemmas The sand of the Thane mine tailings dump, near Sheep Creek and the old Alaska Gastineau mine, has arsenic and lead in it at twice the concentration of surrounding areas. The official state cleanup threshold...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032308/loc_260770395.shtml

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