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National Park Service readies for centennial

...for the public," he said.About $1.8 million of safety and restoration work is set to begin at the popular Kennecott copper mine in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Quinley said much of that work is deferred maintenance that is part of...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...would be mined using underground methods.The difference may be a matter of how "big" is defined; for example, Kennecott Copper mine in Utah, also known as Bingham Canyon Mine, is largely agreed to be the deepest open pit mine in the world...
The history of the City Cafe the means of his livelihood. His adventuresome spirit led him north to Cordova, Alaska, where the nearby Kennecott Copper Mine was the mainstay of the area. It was here that he started his first cafe. When the mine declined, he decided...
Alaska's bridges see extra scrutiny after Minnesota collapse

...those bridges crosses the Kuskulana River between McCarthy and Chitna and was built in 1911 to access the rich Kennecott copper mine. Despite its age, it is still fully functional, Pratt said. Others get more traffic, such as those on the...
Accumulated fragments: Getting rich on the rush Kennecott Alaska By Robert L.S. Spude & Sandra McDermott FaulknerA Travelers Guide to McCarthy & The Old Kennecott Copper Mine By Kenyon ServicesCopper Rush by Scott KirkwoodSaga of Uncle Clarence by John L. SpencerHistoric McCarthy-The...
State Briefs

...bunkhouse and messhouse in Chitina were part of the 196-mile track from the deep-water port of Cordova to the Kennecott copper mines in the Wrangell Mountains. The railroad, completed in 1911 at a cost of $23.5 million, hugged the west bank...
Marie Maxine Evern

...Sol traveled to the territory of Alaska to seek a better life for his family in 1935. After securing work at the Kennecott Copper Mine, he sent for his wife, Vera, their oldest son, Ronald, and three year old Maxine to join him. The young family...
Frank Morris

...Sound off on the important issues at Born Nov. 29, 1921, to Jack and Gladys Morris, he began work at the Kennecott Copper Mine, where his father operated and maintained the tram system. After the Kennecott Mine closed, his family moved...


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