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Hard rock gold : the story of the great mines that were the heartbeat of Juneau

Author: David Stone; Brenda Stone; Philip Read Bradley
Publisher: Juneau, Alaska (155 S. Seward St., Juneau, Alaska 99801) : Juneau Centennial Committee, City & Borough of Juneau, 1980.
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An overview of the three great hard-rock mines in the Juneau area: the Treadwell Complex, the Alaska Gastineau, and the Alaska Juneau.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stone; Brenda Stone; Philip Read Bradley
OCLC Number: 7672030
Description: 108 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: Chronological evolution of the Treadwell, Alaska Gastineau & Alaska Juneau mines --
Treadwell group: Beginning --
Alaska Mill and Mining Co. --
Developing phase --
Treadwell complex: Power supply --
Open pit mining --
Support facilities --
Bradley era of low-cost mining: course crushing plant --
Hydroelectric power --
first-class operation --
Cave-in: Investigation --
Wernecke's account --
Aftermath --
Sale of the Treadwell --
Treadwell wife remembers --
Alaska Gastineau: Early years --
Alaska Eastern Co. --
Alaska Perseverance Mining Co. --
Alaska Gastineau Mining Co. --
Thane management: Salmon Creek dam --
Sheep Creek adit --
Great experiment --
Gastineau system --
Annex creek --
Support facilities --
Search for higher-grade ore --
Failure: End of a dream --
Sale of the Gastineau --
Alaska Juneau: Early workings --
Development years: Gold Creek tunnel --
Pilot Mill --
Stream powerplant --
Alaska Juneau mill: Final design --
Fiasco --
Formula for success --
1930's: Union --
Peak years --
Closure: Salvage operations --
Sale of the A.J. --
Epilogue --
Bradley's: Mine engineers / Owneres / Administrators by Philip Read Bradely, Jr. --
Miners: Personal reflections about the Juneau mines --
Directory of small mining operations in the Juneau gold belt --
Glossary of mining terms --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: by David and Brenda Stone ; with contributing author, Philip Read Bradley, Jr.

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An overview of the three great hard-rock mines in the Juneau area: the Treadwell Complex, the Alaska Gastineau, and the Alaska Juneau.

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