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The gold fields of the Klondike

fortune seekers" guide to the Yukon region of Alaska and British America : the story as told by Ladue, Berry, Phiscator and other gold finders
  • 125 Pages
  • 0.32 MB
  • English
T.F. Unwin, A.N. Marquis , London, Chicago
Klondike gold rush, Gold, Or, Klondike (Yukon) -- Découvertes
Statementby John W. Leonard.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 15512, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15512
The Physical Object
Pagination3 microfiches (125 fr.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23739523M
ISBN 100665155123

This book is a fascinating first-hand account of a two-year trip to the Yukon River valley's gold fields being discovered and initially developed at the end of the 19th century. Young but experienced William Haskell and his best friend and partner set off for Alaska injust prior to the huge Klondike gold strike which started the fabled 4/4(29).

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields A Thrilling Narrative of Life in the Gold Mines and Camps - Kindle edition by Haskell, William B.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields A /5(42).

If you don't know anything about the Klondike gold rush, this is the book about it you should read. It covers everything, including the parts that are not so pretty. In the end, I'll always remember one of Pierre Berton's final television appearances, in which he benevolently taught the Canadians watching how to roll a joint/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published as: Gold fields of the Klondike and the wonders of Alaska. John, N.B.: Earle Pub. Philadelphia, Pa: Monarch Book Company. Hardcover. Not a former library book, Not a remainder, or book club, not clipped, Hardcover.

The Chicago Records Company has undertaken to assemble all the facts, figures, and knowledge obtainable about gold-bearing lands in Alaska and British Yukon front hinge torn and the hardcover discolored with age.

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was cu /5. The Gold Fields of the Klondike: Fortune Seeker's Guide to the Yukon Region of Alaska and British America, the Story as Told by Ladue, Berry, Phiscator and Other Gold Finders Leonard, John W.

Published by Clairedge, White Horse, Yukon Territories, Canada (). Leaf this objects is attached to the original book and can not to ripped off. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Abridgement of (work): Ingersoll, Ernest, Gold fields of the Klondike and the wonders of Alaska.

Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china Pages: In The Klondike Gold Fields moved and restored a Gold Dredge from its working claim in the Klondike Gold Fields of the Yukon. The Dredge is a ton Gold sifting machine brought back from the Klondike and reconstructed piece by piece on the shores of the Skagway River.

Alaska Klondike Gold Fields - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Skagway, AK, at Tripadvisor.4/5(). The book contains excellent descriptions of the people, places, events, and experiences of the Klondike stampede.

The account ot the Klondike gold fields, which includes pragmatic discussions of such things as ming techniques, cabin-building, and the operation of dog teams, is solid, reliable, and facinating/5(2).

The Gold Fields of the Klondike. Douglas, Ak. & Brooklyn: The Albertype Co., [49] leaves. Oblong octavo. Original padded calf, cover elaborately stamped in gilt. Spine ends chipped, corners and edges worn. Front flyleaf chipped at gutter margin.

Minor, even toning. Good. Klondike: The Quest for Gold was a Canadian documentary television follows the journey of 5 modern-day people as they recreate the journey made overpeople during the Klondike Gold are supplied with period-appropriate clothing and gear and make the journey from Dyea, Alaska to Dawson City, are provided with 3 months.

Konopa, Charles. A Bibliography of the Klondike Gold Rush. Seattle: U. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Seattle Unit, Special Collections PNW: Z Y9 K65 Mayer, Melanie J. Klondike Women: True Tales of the Gold Rush.

Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press/Ohio University. APA citation style: Ingersoll, E., Elliott, H. & Munson, A. () In richest Alaska and the gold fields of the Klondike; how they were found together with a history of this wonderful land from its discovery to the present day and practical information for gold seekers.

[Chicago, The Dominion company] [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, The Klondike Gold Rush of began in earnest within 18 months of a major gold strike on Bonanza Creek, a tributary of the Klondike River near Dawson City, Canada.

Tens of thousands of prospectors from around the world streamed north to Alaska and the Yukon in a feverish search for fortune.

Klondike: The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers was rushed into print by. Learn about the history of gold in Dawson City. The day begins with a visit to Claim 33 where you can try gold panning (gold guaranteed!), followed by a tour of Dawson City and the Gold Fields.

Then, we visit Dredge No. 4 Historical Site where your friendly tour guide tells you all about the history of Dawson City and the gold rush.

John Leonard was right there when it all happened. He personally interviewed many of the important gold seekers who today are recognized as the key players in the discovery and exploitation of the Klondike's fabulous hoard of gold.

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And he rushed into print a first-hand account of what the excitement was all about and what the hopeful stampeder had in store for him if he. Klondike Gold Fields - Klondike Hwy, Skagway, Alaska - Rated based on 16 Reviews "The Big Nugget Tour was awesome. An entertaining and /5(16).

An account of the gold fever of the late s when the precious metal was discovered in the Klondike Gold Fields. The author writes from personal experience and observation--discussing how to get to the Klondike and how to find gold, opportunities and hardships for women at the mines, camp life and morals, domestic life, those who struck it rich and the spread of the fever- Seller Rating: % positive.

Loading baggage for Klondike | Loading baggage, S.S. Queen "This was the first ship sailing for the Klondike from Seattle during the gold rush of The picture shows the excitement and enthusiasm that attended the great Klondike exodus.

Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields. Great antiquarian collectible & gift idea. pages. Details about Vintage Book: Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields - Mining w/ Foldout Map.

1 watched in last 24 hours. Vintage Book: Alaska And The Klondike Gold Fields - Seller Rating: % positive. The gold fields of Klondike and the Yukon Valley. [Harold Beach Goodrich] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a>. No gold was ever found in the Skagway Valley. The gold fields were located approximately miles to the north, near the junction of the Klondike and Yukon Rivers at today's Dawson City.

Skagway became internationally known solely as a gateway to the Klondike gold fields. Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields, Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, [One of the best memoirs of the gold rush, this book is written in lively, colorful prose and offers numerous interesting anecdotes.] Ingersoll, Ernest.

Gold Fields of the Klondike. Langley, British Columbia: Mr. Paperback, Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. by A. Harris. containing. A Full Account of the Discovery of Gold, Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal, Routes.

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traversed by the miners, How to find Gold, and Camp life at Klondike. Published Originally in Softcover Pages. This book is probably the most accurate account of the Klondike Gold. The author was the first president of Yukon Consolidated Gold Corporation Ltd.

The book gives a brief history of the Klondike gold rush, then the bulk of the book is a detailed history of Klondike mining in the ensuing decades of the big dredge companies, and the role of old, and the years of litigation involving his claims.

The Klondike Gold Rush, often called the Yukon Gold Rush, was a mass exodus of prospecting migrants from their hometowns to Canadian Yukon Territory and Alaska after gold was discovered there in   Here was the start of the almost mile journey to the storied gold fields of the Klondike/Yukon Territory, and, gold-seekers thought, fame and fortune.

From the moment you arrive in Skagway via air, bicycle, vehicle, or waterway, you begin to retrace the steps of eager entrepreneurs ofand millions of visitors ever since. Your Driver-Guide will regale with a colorful account of the history of Klondike Gold Rush.

Taking views of the surrounding mountains, waterfalls and glaciers may be captured during the many photo stops. Stop at Alaska where you will learn the art of gold panning and practice your technique in warm-water troughs.

Gold is guaranteed in every. The Klondike gold strike in the Yukon Territory marked the end of an era when prospectors could hope to dig out a fortune from the earth.

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Perhaps because it came so late in time compared to other major gold strikes, or perhaps because some miners did take home millions in spite of the frozen environment, this gold rush left a lasting mark on the American imagination.Ghosts haunt the Caribou. Fabled figures came to Yukon Territory with the rush to the Klondike gold fields.

They created the famous Caribou Hotel that centered life in tiny Carcross. Apparently even death couldn’t make some of them leave its history behind. The story weaves its way through John Firth’s book, The Caribou Hotel.Gold fields of the Klondike.

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