4 edition of To the Klondike and gold fields of the Yukon found in the catalog.
To the Klondike and gold fields of the Yukon
Canadian Pacific Railway Company
|Statement||Canadian Pacific Railway.|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 14596|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 microfiche (20 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||20|
Back in the s gold was discovered at Bonanza Creek in the Yukon Territory and the rush was on. Thousands of prospectors came to the seaport of Skagway to set out on the arduous journey over Chilkoot Pass, then by trail, wagon and riverboat to the gold fields around Dawson City. Klondike River in the Yukon Territory of Canada. How much was found in today's dollars? $1 billion. How many people went out for gold? , how many made it to the gold fields? 40, how many people found gold? 4, how many people got rich? what years did the gold rush last? Klondike Gold Rush History Trivia | Cirella 46 Terms.
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. The Klondike placer gold fields have produced approximately 20 million oz of gold since discovery in August Over one hundred and twenty years later, the bedrock sources of these gold-in-gravel deposits are finally being discovered.
Klondike Doctor book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Klondike Doctor (Klondike Gold Rush, #1)” as Want to Read: Historical Romances -- Alaska/Yukon/Klondike setting. 27 books — 9 voters Tender Loving Care-Historical Heroine Who Is Doctor, Nurse, Midwife Or Medicine Woman/5. From Lake Bennett the Yukon River flowed north down the other side of the mountains to the Klondike gold fields. Looking to profit from a better route to the Yukon River, the railroad builders of the narrow-gauge WP&YR, gouging a path up into the towering mountains and on to Whitehorse, based a maintenance camp at Caribou Crossing—Carcross.
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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 Paperback – Author: John William Leonard.
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 stampede north in /4(29). Peter Lourie takes young readers on an exciting mile canoe trip down the Yukon river to the gold fields of the Klondike.
From Whiteho /5. To the Klondike and Gold Fields of the Yukon by the Canadian Pacific Railway. [Vancouver?]: Canadian Pacific Railway, 8vo (9" x 4"), wrappers printed in gold and red. 28 pp., b&w half-tone illus.
A scarce brochure promoting the Canadian Pacific Railway route to the Yukon and advising prospective miners on a multitude of matters, claiming that only "a small portion of this vast region has.
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Published by Clairedge, White Horse, Yukon Territories, Canada (). Pierre Berton has saved the legacy that is the Klondike gold rush by putting together perhaps the most complete compilation on the subject ever written.
This book is superbly written with firsthand accounts and the utmost historical by: 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.
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 or she (almost every. 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 /5.
Editions for Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover pub. About this Item: Hardcover.
Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition, very good condition, pictorial Alaskan Gold mining scene, cloth binding, published by Monroe Book Company, Chicago, pages, profusely illustrated with photographs, and drawings, with a large fold out map of Alaska showing the Klondike and Yukon region and the companion volume is a salesman's dummy copy, very.
"The most complete and reliable work of its kind published, giving in detail official reports, correct maps, routes of travel and supplies needed and all the information required by those intending to go to the Northern Gold Fields." Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia.
Klondike Gold Fields 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.
The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from is part of the th Anniversary Collection. This series includes The White Pass and Yukon Route Railway and the forthcoming book Paddlewheelers of Alaska and the by: 1. Tappan Adney, a young writer and photographer who worked for Harper’s Weekly, set out on a journey to uncover and record what it was like in the Klondike stampede.
This book is a fascinating portrayal of adventurers and prospectors who descended on the Yukon during this extraordinary event in the late nineteenth century/5(85).
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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 the Chicago. 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 Additional Physical Format: Print version: To the Yukon and the Klondike gold fields.
San Francisco: E. Holland, (OCoLC) Material Type. > Out of Print & Rare > History - Canadian > Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields (excerpts from the original) Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields (excerpts from the .Nordstrom Department Store remains one of the best-known businesses still in operation.
John W. Nordstrom, a Swedish immigrant, arrived in the Klondike gold fields in He struggled there for two years, supporting himself by taking odd jobs.
When Nordstrom finally hit pay dirt, another miner challenged his claim, and he sold it. Cover title: Klondike gold fields on the Yukon "A book of personal reminiscence, adventure and practical instruction as to the intending gold seeker; containing also the latest official reports to the government, as made by the Geological Survey, and the full written opinion of .