Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold fields

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold fields

Account of the author's boyhood and experiences during the Klondike gold rush.

Author: William B. Haskell

Publisher: Hartford, Conn. : Hartford Publishing Company

ISBN: HARVARD:32044081331928

Category: Alaska

Page: 526

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Account of the author's boyhood and experiences during the Klondike gold rush.
Categories: Alaska

Alaska and the Klondike Goldfields

Alaska and the Klondike Goldfields

It outlines the enormous deposits of the precious metal, covers routes traveled by the miners, camp life and much more. Nearly 600 Pages tell the story of one of most famous gold rushes ever. Now back in print from Miningbooks.com

Author: A. C. Harris

Publisher:

ISBN: 1614740445

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 596

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Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields is one of the most accurate accounts of the Klondike Gold Rush having been written during the Gold Rush at its height in 1897. It provides a full account of the discovery of gold. It outlines the enormous deposits of the precious metal, covers routes traveled by the miners, camp life and much more. Nearly 600 Pages tell the story of one of most famous gold rushes ever. Now back in print from Miningbooks.com
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Klondike

The Klondike

Author: James William Steele

Publisher: Chicago : Steele Publishing

ISBN: UCLA:L0073608911

Category: Alaska Gold discoveries

Page: 80

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Categories: Alaska Gold discoveries

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields 1896 1898

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields 1896 1898

“A thrilling narrative of personal experiences and adventures in the wonderful gold regions of Alaska and the Klondike, with observations of travel and exploration along the Yukon.

Author: William Haskell

Publisher: Ravenio Books

ISBN:

Category: History

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“A thrilling narrative of personal experiences and adventures in the wonderful gold regions of Alaska and the Klondike, with observations of travel and exploration along the Yukon. Portraying the dangers, hardships, and privations of a gold-seeker's life; with a faithful description of life and scenes in gold mines and camps. Including full and authentic information of the countries described, their underground treasures, how to find them, etc.” This classic first-hand account contains the following chapters: I. My Boyhood and Early Life—What Led Me to Adopt the Life of a Gold-seeker—Why My Eyes Were Turned Towards Alaska II. Ho For Alaska!—Extent of Our Great Territory— Getting Ready For the Start—Our Outfit and What It Consisted Of III. Choosing a Route—Our Voyage Along the Coast-arrival at Dyea—First Experience With Natives IV. Life on the Trail—Strange Sights and Scenes—Storm Bound in Sheep Camp—a Woman’s Adventures and Experiences V. The Dreaded Chilkoot Pass—How We Crossed It—Sliding Down the Mountains at Lightning Speed—“There Comes a Woman” VI. Camp Life in Alaska—We Build a Boat to Continue Our Journey— Adventures With Bears VII. A Dangerous Voyage—Overturning of Our Boat—Loss of an $800 Outfit—We Escape With Our Lives—Hunting For a Camp Thief VIII. Some Thrilling Experiences—Discovery of the Thief—His Summary Punishment—Pictures by the Way IX. Life on a Yukon Post—Our First Glimpse of the Klondike—How Miners Administer Justice in Alaska—The Plague of Mosquitoes X. Arrival at Circle City—Dance Halls and Other Places of Amusement—The Yukon Sled—Alaskan Dogs and their Peculiarities XI. Guarding Against Evil-Doers—Life in a Gold-Seeker’s Cabin—How It Is Built and Furnished XII. Work and Wages in Alaska—Agricultural Possibilities in the Icy North—Cost of Living XIII. We Reach the Gold Diggings—Locating a Claim—How Gold Is Mined—The Miner’s Pan, Rocker, and Sluice Boxes XIV. My Voyage Down the Mighty Yukon—Incidents and Experiences During the Trip—In the Shadow of the Arctic Circle XV. Still Journeying Along the Dreary River—Sights and Scenes on the Way—Habits and Peculiarities of the Indians XVI. Arrival at Forty Mile—Wonderful Stories of New Diggings—Ho! For the Klondike!—Mad Rush of Excited Gold-Seekers XVII. My First Tramp in the Klondike Gold Fields—What a Place For Gold!—A Peep into the Sluice Boxes—I Stake a Claim XVIII. the Discovery of Eldorado—The Founding of Dawson—Confusion and Queer Complications Over Claims—“Three inch White” XIX. Richness of the Klondike Gold Fields—The Great Winter Exodus From Circle City—First Results From Testing Pans—Miners Wild With Excitement XX. Winter in the Klondike—Camp Life and Work—A Miner’s Domestic Duties—Christmas in a Gold-Seeker’s Camp XXI. Alaskan Weather—On the Verge of Starvation—How We Pulled Through—Dangers of Winter Traveling—Painful Experiences XXII. Preparing For Sluicing—The Spring “Clean-Up”— Astonishing Results When Dirt Was Washed Out—Some Lucky Strikes—The Romance of Fortune XXIII. Stories of Great Hardships and Scanty Rewards—A Romance of the Klondike—Claim Jumpers—An Old Slave’s Lucky Strike XXIV. Incidents of the Trail—Death and Burial of a Baby—A Woman’s Thrilling Experiences XXV. The Opportunities For Money-Making in Alaska—The Costly Experience of Two Tenderfeet—Appalling Price of a Supper—A Horse Missing With $49,000 in Gold XXVI. Dawson and ItsIniquities—Gambling Places, Their Devices and Their Ways—Night Scenes in the Dance Halls—Real Life in New Mining Camps XXVII. A Refuge For Criminals—The Mines More Profitable Than Sporting Devices—Pursuing a Fugitive—A Chase of 25,000 Miles For an Escaped Murderer XXVIII. Women in the Klondike—Some Romantic Stories—Experience of a Woman on the Trail—How Women Have Made Fortunes ... and 12 more chapters.
Categories: History

Gold Fields of the Klondike and the Wonders of Alaska

Gold Fields of the Klondike and the Wonders of Alaska

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

Author: Ernest Ingersoll

Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN: 034405506X

Category:

Page: 494

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Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields A Thrilling Narrative of Personal Experiences and Adventures in the Wonderful Gold Regions of Alaska and the Klondike with Observations of Travel and Exploration Along the Yukon Including Full and Au

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold Fields  A Thrilling Narrative of Personal Experiences and Adventures in the Wonderful Gold Regions of Alaska and the Klondike  with Observations of Travel and Exploration Along the Yukon     Including Full and Au

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

Author: William B Haskell

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 0342912895

Category:

Page: 564

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Alaska and the Gold Fields of the Yukon Koyukuk Tanana Klondike and Their Tributaries

Alaska and the Gold Fields of the Yukon  Koyukuk  Tanana  Klondike and Their Tributaries

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Author: North American Transportation and Tradin

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ISBN: 0353203505

Category: History

Page: 128

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Categories: History

New Official Map of Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields The New Eldorado

New Official Map of Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields  The New Eldorado

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Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN: 0353164240

Category: History

Page: 46

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Two Women in the Klondike

Two Women in the Klondike

Author: Mary E. Hitchcock

Publisher: University of Alaska Press

ISBN: 9781889963969

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 197

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Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Gold Fields of the Klondike

The Gold Fields of the Klondike

Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.

Author: John W. Leonard

Publisher: Hansebooks

ISBN: 3337715923

Category:

Page: 248

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The Gold Fields of the Klondike - Fortune Seekers' Guide to the Yukon Region of Alaska and British America is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1897. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
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Guide to the Klondike and the Yukon Gold Fields in Alaska and Northwest Territories Containing History of the Discovery Routes of Travel Necessary

Guide to the Klondike and the Yukon Gold Fields in Alaska and Northwest Territories  Containing History of the Discovery  Routes of Travel  Necessary

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Author: Anonymous

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ISBN: 0353162736

Category: History

Page: 126

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Categories: History

The Alaskan Gold Fields

The Alaskan Gold Fields

Originally published as "The Alaskan gold fields and the opportunities they offer for capital and labor" by Sam C. Dunham in Bulletin of the Department of Labor, No.16, May 1898, pp.297-425.

Author: Sam Clarke Dunham

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books

ISBN: UCSD:31822038209508

Category: Gold mines and mining

Page: 64

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Originally published as "The Alaskan gold fields and the opportunities they offer for capital and labor" by Sam C. Dunham in Bulletin of the Department of Labor, No.16, May 1898, pp.297-425. Principally reports on the Klondike, Dawson and Circle City.
Categories: Gold mines and mining

Guide to the Klondike and the Yukon Gold Fields in Alaska and Northwest Territories

Guide to the Klondike and the Yukon Gold Fields in Alaska and Northwest Territories

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Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 034312307X

Category:

Page: 126

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Gold Rush

Gold Rush

The engaging story of a thousand-mile trek to reach the Klondike gold-fields, travelling as the gold-seekers did a century ago -- by horseback, on foot, by hand-built boat, and on snowshoes -- and of the excitement of finding gold.

Author: Ian Wilson

Publisher: Gordon Soules Book Pub

ISBN: 0919574602

Category: Reference

Page: 246

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The engaging story of a thousand-mile trek to reach the Klondike gold-fields, travelling as the gold-seekers did a century ago -- by horseback, on foot, by hand-built boat, and on snowshoes -- and of the excitement of finding gold.
Categories: Reference