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"Now called 'Gold Dredge 8', it was abandoned in the late '40's when this picture was taken". Now called Gold Dredge 8, it was abandoned in the late '40s. View of Red Cross vehicle and float in Labor Day parade on 4th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, with spectators lining the street.

Travel Alaska – Chicken

Float trips on the Fortymile National Wild and Scenic River offer excellent wilderness scenery, solitude and glimpses of gold-mining dredges, turn-of-the-century trapper cabins and abandoned townsites.

Philip Greenspun’s – Bring your own ropes – a guide to flying to and in Alaska

Fly to Nome and rent a car to explore the 300 miles of gravel roads that afford access to the Eskimo village of Teller, abandoned gold dredges, and thousands of square miles of empty tundra. A typical local plane is a Piper Cub or a Cessna dragging around a couple of huge floats.

Scribd.com – Gold Placers of Arizona

The Water for floating the dredge and for washing the gravels is to be supplied from several wells to be sunk on the property.

BLM Alaska – Fortymile Wild and Scenic River

Float trips on the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River offer scenic beauty, solitude and glimpses of gold-mining dredges, turn-of-the-century trapper cabins and abandoned townsites.

VirtualTourist.com – 20 Things To Do in Nome, Alaska

Our tour group was greeted by a guide who provided each of us with our own gold pan and taught us how to pan for gold.

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – The voice of Interior Alaska since 1903

Gold dredge No. Alaska climate takes toll on abandoned buildings. Ambitious Davidson Ditch brought water to Fairbanks dredges. Hughes filled the plane with pingpong balls, theorizing that they would float the plane if it went down in water.

Frommers – Attractions in Nome at Frommer's

You can buy a gold pan in town and try your luck, but the sand has been sifted for nearly 100 years, so don't expect to gather any significant amount of gold. The 38 gold dredges that once operated on the Seward Peninsula crept across the tundra, creating their own ponds to float in as they went.

Davidson Ditch – Wikipedia

Davidson Ditch is a 90 miles (140 km) conduit built in the 1920s to supply water to gold mining dredges in central Alaska. It was the first large-scale pipeline construction project in Alaska, and lessons learned in its construction were applied to the building of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

Moore Dry Dock

169 Santa Fe Car Float #5 Santa Fe Railroad Car Float 15-Jul-26. 170 Peralta Key System Transit Ferry 2,075 15-Mar-27 Later Kalakala 1935, abandoned in Alaska 1972, now laid up in Tacoma. 174 Car Float #1 Southern Pacific RR Car Float 8-Oct-27. P Car Float #3 Western Pacific RR Car Float 31-Oct-28.

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