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Mining railways of the Klondike

Eric L. Johnson

Mining railways of the Klondike

narrow gauge railways serving coal mines on Cliff Creek and Coal Creek, and a placer gold operation on Bear Creek, Yukon Territory, 1899 to 1918

by Eric L. Johnson

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Published by Pacific Coast Division, Canadian Railroad Historical Association in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yukon Territory,
  • Klondike River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Yukon Territory -- Klondike River Valley -- History,
    • Mine railroads -- Yukon Territory -- Klondike River Valley -- History,
    • Mineral industries -- Yukon Territory -- Klondike River Valley -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Eric L. Johnson ; editing and layout by Lorne H. Nicklason.
      SeriesB.C. rail guide ;, no. 13
      ContributionsNicklason, Lorne H. 1951-, Canadian Railroad Historical Association. Pacific Coast Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF27.K58 J64 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 78 p. :
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL555536M
      ISBN 100969763344
      LC Control Number96137942
      OCLC/WorldCa32086994

        Placer mining [microform]: a hand-book for Klondike and other miners and prospectors, with introductory chapters regarding the recent gold discoveries in the Yukon Valley, the routes to the gold fields, outfit required, and mining regulations of Alaska and the Canadian Yukon; also, a map of the Yukon Valley embracing all the information obtainable from reliable Pages:   After California, the Fraser River, and the Cariboo came the Klondike. In the winter of , when news leaked out that gold had been discovered in the tributaries of the Yukon River, a stampede was ignited that would draw thousands of men, women, and children from all over the continent on a frenzied, desperate quest for the yellow mother lode/5(82).

      KLONDIKE DAYS: A LOT LESS GEAR, A LOT MORE GOLD During the Klondike gold rush, the lone miner had just a pan to find gold—although even today a pan is .   📣Railway in Klondike 📣 > 👆 Explore a brand new map of Klondike! THE BEGINNING - You will get a special quest to build the very first part of the railway!

      Named after the mining town where past and present go hand in hand, the Røros Railway is an amazing journey through the Norwegian wilderness. Take the Røros Railway from Hamar to Trondheim and watch the changing scenery outside your window.   Gold Dredging in the Klondike and Number 4 Ken Johnson AECOM Abstract: The large scale mining era in the north that followed the Klondike Gold Rush pioneered techniques in northern planning.


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