Lucky Shot Mine and the Willow Creek Plutons
March 2007 by Ron WendtOnce a thriving mining community, the town of Lucky Shot, Alaska, also known as Kellyville, is nowhere to be found today. Buildings were either hauled away or burned. The snow loads of the Talkeetna Mountains crushed some of...
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“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
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