Permafrost Tunnel Shows Cross-sections of Past
June 2000 by Associated PressA few miles north of Fairbanks stands what looks like a shack pushed back against a hill. Behind its front door dwells a distant past when saber-toothed tigers, mastodons and even camels roamed Alaska's Interior.
This was one of those stories where you have no doubt that the person telling it believes it to be true. But was it?
Now, the Old Hundred-Mine boarding house has a new lease on life thanks to a town where some cling to the relics of a vanquished mining industry...
...what do you do when someone intentionally or continually takes gold or other precious metals from your claim?
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