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Letter: Gratitude for finding our son

...offered support and prayers. Thank you to the good Samaritan that notified us that he had seen Kevin down around the Perseverance mine and left work to come assist in turning the search into a rescue. Thank you to the paramedics who assessed Kevin's...

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Bennie J. Melvin

...were raised by the family for income from the pelts. His mother was a homemaker and his father worked in the old Perseverance Mine in Juneau. The remains of the fox cages can still be seen on the island today. He spent his childhood hunting...

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Photo: Perseverance mine

This early 20th century photograph shows the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin, above downtown Juneau. After being sent back to the area for a second time by Sitka engineer George...

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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin was destroyed by fire. In 1932, the main school building at Fairbanks was destroyed by fire. In 1934...

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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silverbow Basin was destroyed by fire. In 1932, a fire destroyed the main school building in Fairbanks. In 1934, Cordova...

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On the road in 1915

John Garnero, left, and Robert Garnero stand on the road to Perseverance Mine in 1915. The mine was located on the Southeast side of Silver Bow Basin, about 2.7 miles east of downtown Juneau. The old...

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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin was destroyed by fire. In 1932, the main school building at Fairbanks was destroyed by fire. In 1934...

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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1912, the 100-stamp mill at the Perseverance Mine in the Silver Bow Basin was destroyed by fire. In 1932, the main school building in Fairbanks was destroyed by fire. In 1934...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120407/sta_20071204014.shtml
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Perseverance Trail lets us take a walk through history

...paths in Juneau. Built as an access road to the Perseverance Mine in Silver Bow Basin around 1885, the trail carried...waterfall drops 100 feet or so above the site of the old Perseverance Mine mill. About 15 years ago, the trail was extended...

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This Day in History

...cable was opened between Juneau and Ketchikan. In 1914, the first ore train in the Juneau area operated from the Perseverance Mine to the mill at Thane, south of Juneau. In 1959, a Reno, Nevada, media group purchased the Alaska Daily Empire...

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