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Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

...rock and pushing ore cars at $2 a day plus board. At the time the Treadwell was one of the largest hard rock gold mining operations in the world. The adjoining towns of Treadwell and Douglas bustled with activity and, across Gastineau Channel...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-10/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admi
Neighbors
Historical photo: Treadwell in the winter

A century ago this was the site of the largest gold mining operation in existence, drawing the best and brightest from the entire world. In its time, according to the Treadwell Historic Preservation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-12/historical-photo-treadwell-winter
Local | 100 Anniversary
Preserving Perseverance

...that gold discovery up there," he said. Geraghty said the trail, which once led to a vast array of mill and gold mining operations, is deteriorating at a significant rate. "It's past the point where anything can be salvaged from it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070206/out_20060702007.shtml
Outdoors
Kensington Mine threatens fishery

...spent my childhood in Anchorage, I can identify as someone genuinely concerned for the well-being of Alaska. Gold mining operations do nothing for residents of the state of Alaska and serve the purposes of only a select few. Why is this so hard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091605/let_20050916027.shtml
Opinion
Word of mouth

...hiking trails because one or two hikers litter? Monday's front page story on the cyanide spill disaster from a gold mining operation in Romania ought to serve as a wake-up call to proponents of development at any cost. The leach pond dam that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021800/Ope_word.html
Opinion
Alaska-Juneau mine cleaned and closed up

...about downtown. Echo Bay took over the lease on the A-J in 1985, and started looking into opening the site to a gold mining operation. In 1997, the company decided the economics weren't right given low gold prices. According to the city, Echo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071100/Loc_mine.html
Local
Siren for Salmon Creek Dam to be tested Friday

...engineer. Wright said it was "generally well maintained and in good operating condition." Built in 1914 to power gold mining operations, the dam still provides drinking water and electricity to Juneau.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111600/Loc_SalmonCreek.html
Local
Melding the past and future of Treadwell

...vision of Treadwell's past and future. At its height, the Treadwell Mine south of Savikko Park was the largest gold mining operation in the world, but it closed in 1922, leaving behind trails and derelict buildings. Juneau Parks and Recreation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081609/loc_482257841.shtml
Documentarians encourage climate of debate

...Your Own Business." McElhinney and McAleer said they traveled to Rosia Montana, Transylvania, to investigate a gold mining operation they believed to be sucking the life out of a small community. What they discovered was the opposite, and that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012910/loc_556400515.shtml
local
Treadwell Mine trail gives glimpse of history

...Avenue. A 20-minute walk on this historic loop trail to the "cave-in" takes you through the area of the gold mining operation that began in the 1880s. In 1915 there were 960 stamps crushing 5,000 tons of ore daily, a world record. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062302/out_treadtrail.shtml
Outdoors

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