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Gold Dredge 8 1803 Old Steese Hwy N Fairbanks, AK Tours ...

Get directions, reviews and information for Gold Dredge 8 in Fairbanks, AK. Gold Dredge 8 1803 Old Steese Hwy N Fairbanks AK 99712. 27 Reviews (907) 479-6673 Website. ... I enjoyed seeing the Alaska pipeline on our way to the Gold Dredge. As with most things the pipeline was just a bit more complicated than I would have... Read more. 09/07/2019

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Travel Alaska - Gold Dredge 8 - Gold Panning & Tours ...

Take a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at Gold Dredge 8. Enjoy a close up view of the Trans Alaska Pipeline and a presentation about it's construction and operation. Then take a seat aboard a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad and hear the conductor tell tales of prospectors who arrived by the thousands during the gold rush.

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GOLD DREDGE 8 - River's Edge Resort | Fairbanks, Alaska

GOLD DREDGE 8. February 23, 2017. edgeyrv. Two Daily tours are available located at 1803 Old Steese Hwy N (near Fox, Alaska.) Ride a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad, view the Trans Alaska pipeline, take a walking tour of the Gold Dredge as you learn about the history of gold mining, observe the modern techniques involved in panning for ...

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Goldstream Dredge No. 8 - Wikipedia

Goldstream Dredge No. 8 is a ladder dredge operated by the Fairbanks Exploration Company from 1928 to 1959. It is located on the old Steese Highway between Fairbanks and Fox in the central part of Alaska.. Starting in the 1920s, water was brought to the area through the 90-mile (145 km) Davidson Ditch for gold mining. The Goldstream Dredge No. 8 cut a 4.5-mile (7.2 km) track and produced 7.5 ...

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Gold Dredge 8 Tours and Gold Panning in Fairbanks Alaska

Gold Dredge 8. At Gold Dredge 8, after viewing the TransAlaska pipeline guests ride an original narrow-gauge train a short distance to the mine. There they will see various types of mining equipment ranging from the old style to the most modern.

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Gold Dredge 8 Fairbanks | AlaskaTravel.com

A two-hour exploration of Alaska's rich mining history featuring a short train ride, visit to a dredge, and chance to pan for gold. Gold Dredge 8 Fairbanks | AlaskaTravel.com Where Will You Travel Next?

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Gold Dredge 8 | Souvenior Gifts - Riverboat Discovery

1975 Discovery Drive Fairbanks, Alaska 99709. Toll Free 866-479-6673. [email protected]

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Fairbanks Gold Panning Tours | ALASKA.ORG

Hop aboard a nar­row-gauge train and get ready to stake your claim to gold on this two-hour tour of Gold Dredge 8. Learn all about how 100, 000 gold rush­ers fought the per­mafrost in their quest to get rich. Then grab some gold of your own!

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Gold Dredge 8 (Fairbanks) - 2020 All You Need to Know ...

Join the Binkley family for a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at Gold Dredge 8. Enjoy a close up view of the Trans Alaska Pipeline and a presentation about it's construction and operation. Then take a seat aboard a replica of the narrow-gauge Tanana Valley Railroad and hear the conductor tell tales of prospectors who arrived by the ...

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Fairbanks Alaska Day Tours;Gold Mine Dredge 8; Fairbanks ...

Tour Overview. This tour from Fairbanks begins with an up close view of the Trans Alaska pipeline and informational displays about the pipeline. Continue to an adventure at Gold Dredge 8 with a ride on a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad through some of the gold fields of the Interior.Once aboard the train the conductor and commentators provide lively commentary about the history of mining ...

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Texas Gypsies: Fairbanks, AK - Gold Dredge 8 Tour

Jul 07, 2017· Above is Gold Dredge 8 and below is how it worked. Tic took lots of pictures of the inside of the dredge, but I'm not including any in this post. We have arrived at the mining camp for Gold Dredge 8 in Fox, Alaska.

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Goldstream Dredge No. 8 - Wikipedia

Goldstream Dredge No. 8 is a ladder dredge operated by the Fairbanks Exploration Company from 1928 to 1959. It is located on the old Steese Highway between Fairbanks and Fox in the central part of Alaska.

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Huge Alaska Gold Dredge 8 - YouTube

This video was taken of the Gold Dredge 8 located outside Fairbanks, Alaska. This massive gold dredge operated from 1928 to 1959 and solidified itself as one...

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Gold Mining Claims For Sale or Lease in Alaska - Gold ...

Placer Gold in Alaska - Updated 8/1/20. On five miles of river claims. Gold grades average of 18 large samples is $44 per cubic yard at ads by Google... Porcupine Creek - Updated 2/26/20. PARTNER FOR JV IN 2,700 ACRE gold mining claims in South Central Alaska located N. of Glennallen in a Porphyry Belt and Critical Minerals Belt.

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Gold Dredge No. 8 - Fairbanks Alaska Visitor Information Site

Dec 20, 2014· Gray Line of Alaska, formerly Holland America Line-Westours, bought Gold Dredge No. 8 in the fall of 1996 and renovated the facility at a cost of around $700,000. Cosmetic improvements for the dredge included a paint job and new glass windows. A second entrance and deck were added to the dredge, supplying better access.

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GOLD DREDGE 8 - YouTube

Apr 03, 2013· Gold Dredge 8, listed as a historic landmark in Fox, Alaska. Operated from 1928 until 1959, extracting gold throughout the Goldstream valley. Today you can tour the dredge and even pan for some of ...

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The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story ...

Jun 19, 2016· The original gold dredges were large, multi-story machines built in the first half of the 1900s. Small suction machines are currently marketed as "gold dredges" to individuals seeking gold: just offshore from the beach of Nome, Alaska, for instance.

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Alaskan Dreams: Virtual Tour of Gold Dredge #8

Located in Goldstream Valley on the Old Steese Highway just minutes outside of Fairbanks, Alaska, Gold Dredge #8's Historic Park is definitely one of interior Alaska's top tourism sites. With tens of thousands of tourists visiting this site each summer. For information on park hours and current prices Call: (907)-457-6058. Owned by Holland ...

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Riverboat Discovery and Gold Dredge 8 - Book Tour Now!

Gold Dredge 8 Tour. Enjoy a close up view of the Trans Alaska Pipeline and a presentation about it's construction and operation. Then take a seat aboard a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad and listen to tales of the gold rush. You will see first-hand how the dredge worked the gold …

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Gold Dredge 8 - RV Alaska

Join the Binkley family for a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at Gold Dredge 8. Enjoy a close up view of the Trans Alaska Pipeline and a presentation about it's construction and operation. Then take a seat aboard a replica of the narrow-gauge Tanana Valley Railroad and hear the conductor tell tales of prospectors who arrived by ...

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Photo:Fairbanks Exploration Company,Goldstream Dredge No ...

Alaska -- Fairbanks North Star Borough -- Fox. This Photograph is aArchive Quality Reproduction created directly from the original photograph. Photo Caption Page(s): 1. Survey number: HABS AK-137. We use extra thick, stay-flat envelopes to get your photos to you as quickly and as safely as possible.

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Gold Dredge No. 8 - Fox Alaska

Source: DE Russell (user contributed) Photographer: N/A Description: Originally posted in the forums by DE Russell Fox was noted for its alluvial gold dredging operations during the late 1920's to late 1950's. One of the historic gold dredges (Dredge No. 8) constructed for use at Fox and contiguous streams has been preserved and is open as an interpretive museum dedicated to regional gold ...

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Gold Dredge No. 8 Historical Marker

Aug 30, 2017· Dredges were brought in to mine gold-bearing deposits in the Fairbanks mining district after 1920. This bucket-line or ladder dredge has 68 buckets, each with a capacity of 6 cubit feet. (A historical marker located in Fairbanks in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska.)

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Trove of photos shines light on life at Gold Dredge 8 ...

Gold Dredge 8 is still located in Fox and serves as a historical reminder of Interior Alaska's gold rush beginnings. Photo courtesy George Peterson Art Fox works a point driver at Gold Dredge 8 in ...

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Gold Dredge Number 8 (August, 16) – Rotten and Zeus's ...

Aug 17, 2017· He said that he grew up nearby and started working at Dredge 8 as a part time summer job 27 years ago. We took a replica of the narrow-gauge Tanana Valley Railroad train from the parking lot to the dredge site. Dad and I on the train. The gold rush in Alaska began when an Italian coal miner named Felix Pedro, found gold near Fox, Alaska in July ...

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GOLD DREDGE 8 - River's Edge Resort

Two Daily tours are available located at 1803 Old Steese Hwy N (near Fox, Alaska.) Ride a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad, view the Trans Alaska pipeline, take a walking tour of the Gold Dredge as you learn about the history of gold mining, observe the modern techniques involved in panning for gold and try it for yourself.

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Reporting From Alaska- Bitter battle between Reeves and ...

May 26, 2019· The long and costly feud between John Reeves and John Binkley, whose family owns a major Fairbanks tourist operation and the Anchorage Daily News, enters a new phase this week with another court trial in Fairbanks.. The outcome could determine how much the Binkley family has to pay to continue to run the tourist railroad at Gold Dredge 8, which carries thousands of passengers on …

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Gold Dredge No.8 - 1984

Dredge No.8 was manufactured in 1927-28 by Bethlehem Steel Company, Ship Building Division. The equipment was shipped from Pennsylvania by transcontinental railroad and by ocean-going barge to the Alaskan Railroad to be assembled in early 1928 just west of Fox, Alaska …

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The Mine Tour In Alaska That Will Take Your Family On A ...

Jul 25, 2018· Gold Dredge No. 8 is an attraction in Fox celebrating the rich gold mining history of the area and sharing the secrets of how the gold dredge worked with visitors. Captnslow | TripAdvisor The first part of the two-hour tour is a a ride on a replica of the Tanana Valley Railroad near some of the original rail routes.

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Gold Dredge 8: Wrist-Deep In Alaska's Gold Mining History

The historic Gold Dredge 8 in Fox, Alaska! A gold dredge is a boat that processes literal tons of paydirt without manual labor. Paydirt is an actual thing. In this case, dirt that has sufficient amounts of gold ore to make it profitable to recover. There are four basic functions of a gold dredge…

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Gold Dredge 8 | Historic Alaskan Gold Mine | ALASKA.ORG

Gold Dredge 8 (1:41). Hop aboard a narrow-gauge train and stake your claim to gold on this two-hour tour of Gold Dredge 8. Learn how 100,000 gold rushers fought the permafrost in their quest to get rich—then grab some gold of your own!