The Upper Susitna Goldfields
January 2007 by Ron WendtThe upper Susitna Goldfields, sometimes known as the Valdez Creek Mining District, are located 150 miles northeast of Anchorage off the Denali Highway in the Alaska Range. Though a small mining district, it was the “jewelry box” of the...
…we cheered and high-fived each other as the ore cart slowly crested the top of the headframe, then picked up a bit of speed on the short downhill section and came to an abrupt halt, ejecting its contents of ore…
Old tailing piles extend for miles. There was still plenty of water flowing here, so WPA members set up highbankers at several settling ponds.
The Royal Canadian Mint will soon unveil a gold coin worth one million Canadian dollars ($850,000 US).
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
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