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Pure Sole: I can toss an egg Christmas and the Fourth of July.For those two days, the noise of mining operations quieted, the roaring stamp mills quelled and the chatter of moving earth was eased.While snow buffeted one, America's independence warmed the other...
Explorer shares Juneau's mining origins

...of the mines," Weed noted.Less than five minutes into the hike, Weed stops to explain how a rusted metal piece of stamp mill equipment had fallen off a wagon years ago and remains to this day. A few minutes later he stops again, this time to...
State | Local
City Museum's new interactive exhibit focuses on hydro power in Juneau

...Mine depicting the 1917 cave-in developed in conjunction with Commercial Signs & Printing, and a miniature working stamp mill constructed by Hecla-Greens Creek Mining Company. And, although it has only two small stamps, it gives visitors...
Accumulated Fragments: Douglas Island's deep and sometimes dark history

...Alaska Mill and Mining Company and brought up a five-stamp mill but immediately ran into trouble with lack of water for...also doing well and had started development of a 120-stamp mill. Expansion continued and, by 1886, Treadwell, John...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
Perseverance named Nat'l Rec Trail a spur to the "Glory Hole Overlook." Close to the barrier, in front of the open pit, are the remains of a 30-stamp mill that was built in 1896 and later owned by the Alaska-Juneau Gold Mining Co. Toward the end of the main trail is a...
About the original Harriman Expedition

...visited the Treadwell mine on Douglas Island where Burroughs described Niagara Falls as a soft hum beside the roar of the stamp mills. At Taku Harbor, south of Juneau, Merriam surveyed small mammals and the group found human remains at an uninhabited...
Salmon Creek Trail: An easy walk, then a steep climb

...and John McGonigle, hoping to make their fortune, staked The Boston King mining claim near the first falls. A two-stamp mill was erected in 1905 but in the end not much gold was found in Salmon Creek area. The original trail was built in 1914...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the downtown ferry terminal by the blast of their horns. Before these things, there was the constant thump from the stamp mill. There were always sounds of Juneau. How good it is to have activity in our harbor again. The planes, ships and boats...
City to consider designating 'Treadwell Mine Historic District'

...plans to enhance and restore what remains at the site.Aside from restorative work on existing buildings like the five-stamp mill, the group has plans for an interpretive sign project and the renaming.The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will...


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