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Location DB > United States > Alaska > Fox > Gold Dredge #5
 Name
Gold Dredge #5
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 Database Info
created by AKphill on 9/7/2009 4:41 AM
last modified by AKphill on 1/9/2013 6:35 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
A large gold mining machine utilizing a bucket line to scoop large amounts of gravel from the bottom of a pond which is then sent though a sorting and sluicing process that extracts the gold and disposes waste material out the stern.
 Basic Information
Type: Dredge
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: forget it - it's gone
 Physical Information
Address

Fox, Alaska
United States
Owner: unknown
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • getting lost
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1929
    Closed: 1959
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    scuba gear
     History
    The 5th dredge built by the Fairbanks Exploration company. It was moved around a few times before ending up where it is.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    Cut up and sold for scrap as of last year.
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    Rain, Rain, and More Rain.
    Mon, Sep 7th, 2009
    posted by AKphill
    25 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/20/2013 4:55 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 20 13 at 16:55, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 9 13 at 6:35, AKphill changed the following: Status, Recommendation, Future Plans
  • on Feb 22 10 at 7:31, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 17 10 at 16:30, AKphill changed the following: Description
  • on Sep 8 09 at 23:08, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 8 09 at 19:45, AKphill changed the following: Description
  • on Sep 7 09 at 16:16, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 7 09 at 7:43, AKphill made this location available
  • on Sep 7 09 at 7:43, AKphill changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Security Measures, Required Equipment, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Sep 7 09 at 7:31, AKphill updated gallery picture Dredge #5 016
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