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Images of Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska Photo Album
The centerpiece of the Gold Dredge 8 operation is the Goldstream Dredge No. 8, a floating ladder or bucket-line dredge that was operated by the Fairbanks Exploration Company from 1928 to 1959, during which time it produced 7.5 million ounces of gold. In 1984, it was listed as a Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places, and 2 years later it was named a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. It is one of 3 gold dredges currently open for tours in Alaska (the others are in Skagway and Chicken).

This photograph is © 2014 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Goldstream Dredge No. 8 at Fairbanks, Alaska