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What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...would be a road stretching from the upper end of Silver Bow Basin to the American-Canadian border."This route is claimed...the idea had changed: Instead of starting from Silver Bow Basin, the road would start at the mouth of the Taku River...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/what-was-first-effort-build-road-out-ju
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Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

...no others to send and he was ill. During that trip, Harris and Juneau found lots of gold and staked claims in Silver Bow Basin and on the mountainside above it. On Oct. 18, 1880, Harris and Juneau developed a town site claim of 160 acres which...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/accumulated-fragments-following-foo
Neighbors
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...of the Department of Alaska on Sept. 13, 1880 was Commander Henry Glass.At the time gold was discovered in Silver Bow Basin, the Navy's one ship in Alaskan waters was the USS Jamestown, rated as a sloop-of-war, and as a full-rigger...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors
Searching for the Lost Rocker Mine

...DeArmond has suggested that Silver Bow Basin may have been the site of the Lost...Granite Creek to Gold Creek and Silver Bow Basin. According to U.S.G.S, there was once a lake in Silver Bow Basin. The lake had dried up by the time...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-09/searching-lost-rocker-mine
Neighbors
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...a group of prospectors made their way up Gastineau Channel headed for the great new discovery in Gold Creek and Silver Bow Basin. They stopped for the night along Douglas Island about 3 miles below the infant town, then known as Harrisburgh but...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-03-10/accumulated-fragments-douglas-islan
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
Historical photo: Rocky Point, on road to Silver Bow Basin

Several people pose with touring car on the road to Silver Bow Basin, four miles from Juneau. The sign on the car reads "Perseverance".

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-11/historical-photo-rocky-point-road-silve
Local | 100 Anniversary
Perseverance named Nat'l Rec Trail

...bagel breakfast. Perseverance Trail's history is almost as old as Juneau itself. The first access to the end of Silver Bow Basin was a Native pack trail in 1881. The trail went up Franklin Street to Sixth Street, turned east over the Spur of Gold...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052005/nei_20050520022.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1887, a burro pack train, the first in Alaska, made its first trip to Silver Bow Basin near Juneau to bring out gold ore. In 1939, two Army helicopters set an unofficial altitude record by landing on and taking off...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061303/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

...Sound off on the important issues at In 1887, a burro pack train, the first in Alaska, made its first trip to Silver Bow Basin near Juneau to bring out gold. In 1939, two Army helicopters set an unofficial altitude record by landing on and taking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061306/sta_20060613034.shtml
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This Day in History

...off on the important issues at In 1880, Joe Juneau and Richard Harris staked Juneau's first mining claims in Silver Bow Basin. In 1943, the Alaska Glacier Seafood Co. plant at Petersburg was destroyed by fire. In 1969, work stopped at Juneau's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100406/sta_20061004011.shtml
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