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Photo:An early Field of Dreams baseball diamond near mountains of gold

...to the Treadwell and Ready Bullion mines. The world-scale mines operated from 1882 to 1917. In 1916, the Alaska-Juneau gold mine was built on the mainland and became the largest operation of its kind in the world. In 1917 a cave-in and...

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Body found at mine campsite

...evening at a campsite on Mount Roberts above South Franklin Street. Police responded to a campsite near the Alaska-Juneau gold mine ruins around 7 p.m. after a person walking through the area reported seeing a body. Police found the remains...

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Local Briefs

...man's family is located. The remains of a man in his 70s were found Thursday evening at a campsite near the Alaska-Juneau gold mine ruins. Police said they believe he died in January. Foul play is not suspected. Sgt. John Boltjes said police...

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Police identify campsite body

Police have identified the remains of the man they found May 23 at a campsite near the Alaska-Juneau gold mine ruins as Ralph Gordon, 69. Police said Gordon was identified Thursday afternoon by his sister, Janet Hess of Hackettstown...

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State of Disrepair

Two Juneau landmarks - the Governor's Mansion and the Alaska-Juneau gold mine's 89-year-old locomotive repair shop - recently made the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation's list of the state's...

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Photo: 'Lights of Juneau,' 1925

Taken in 1925, this photograph looks out across the Gastineau Channel at the "Lights of Juneau" and the Alaska-Juneau gold mine. The A-J mine was built in 1916 and became one of the largest gold mines in North America. Mining declined...

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This Day in History

...leaked into the bottom of the boat, which was carrying 15 pounds of sodium. In 1913, the main tunnel of the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mine was completed. In 1930, Matt Nieminen was the first pilot to fly over the summit of Mt. McKinley. In 1949...

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This Day in History

...leaked into the bottom of the boat, which was carrying 15 pounds of sodium. In 1913, the main tunnel of the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mine was completed. In 1930, Matt Nieminen was the first pilot to fly over the summit of Mt. McKinley. In 1949...

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This Day in History

...leaked into the bottom of the boat, which was carrying 15 pounds of sodium. In 1913, the main tunnel of the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mine was completed. In 1930, Matt Nieminen was the first pilot to fly over the summit of Mt. McKinley. In 1949...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081306/sta_20060813013.shtml
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The Million Dollar Golf Course

...the course." The "Million Dollar" tag came from the fact that the course sat atop mine tailings from the Alaska-Juneau gold mine. But no golfers ever struck gold, said Jennifer Schmitz, "unless it was a hole in one." What golfers did...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090102/loc_golf.shtml
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