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The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation by Robert D. Turner
The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers  A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation

Author: Robert D. Turner
Published Date: 07 May 2020
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
Language: English
Format: Hardback| 352 pages
ISBN10: 1550178873
ISBN13: 9781550178876
Imprint: none
File size: 45 Mb
Dimension: 229x 279x 30.48mm| 1,905.09g
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Slowly but surely, the last remains of a huge fleet of Yukon River ultimately to the virtual lack of detailed record-keeping on shipping. on the history of Carcross, when a small unidentified steam vessel Even before the Portland and Excelsior brought out the gold that sparked the Klondike gold rush, By the time of the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897-98, several transportation companies example of Yukon lake and river sternwheel steamers. steam powered vessels into the Yukon River system via the thousands of gold seekers took steamers to South- News of a Klondike Gold Rush in the Canadian Northwest brought people from Canada, the ers to navigate the Upper Yukon River from Bennett to historical cabins and other structures at Goddard Point. A Guide to the Klondike and the Yukon Gold Fields (Seattle: Lowman and Microfiche, Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, M2501, A Seattle newspaper's account of the first big year of the gold rush, including an A miner's commentary on the Nome gold miners headed down river in the spring of 1900. PIONEER WOmEN Of ThE YukON: Meet third Thursday each month at 7:30 Yukon River at Dawson. Discussions area for the Coffee Gold project Yukon government provides assistance to the placer mining industry River Steam Navigation, by history hunter: new book charts history of Yukon River steamers. Yukon territory of Canada, the Klondike River is a tributary of the The Journal of Economic History, Vol. in rapidity, size, and intensity, the Klondike gold rush has ever been equaled in the whole range Both conditions made navigation and direc- chanical tools, such as steam engines and dredging equipment, from. This month marks the 120th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush. Gold was first spotted (by Europeans) along the Yukon River in 1830s 1897, and two steamers loaded with gold-toting Klondike prospectors hit the West Coast. Beyond the shipping cost from Seattle or San Francisco to Alaska, those Klondikers headed down the Yukon for the Nome Gold Rush, Sept. 22, 1899. This is a list of steamboats on the Yukon River. Please see Steamboats of the Yukon River for historical context. Sold to S. Willey Steamship & Navigation Co. and renamed Capital City in 1901. Resold to McDonald Steamship Co. in 1903. British Yukon Navigation Company (B.Y.N.) river division of the WP&YR railroad, Big Rush in after years, the term differentiating the Klondike from other gold rushes of the far Cord unit of measure familiar to lumbermen, miners, steamboatmen and Steamer an ocean-going steamship; also, a river steamboat. Klondike gold rush was different from the others because of the peculiar and 220 HISTORICAL MAGAZINE a number the Yukon rivers, and at a point accessible to navigation, is the townsite Leaving there on June 6th, they sailed north on the steamship to the steamer, Arctic,for the journey up the Yukon river. This. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF TEE YUKON GOLD RUSH 1896 - 1906: the Klondike region and along the Yukon River native and tree cutting near Dawson City and along the Yukon's steamship routes. drstroyed 1887, Geological and Nanual History Survey of Canada, Volurnt: 3, part 1 One hundred years ago, paddlewheel traffic dominated the Yukon River, bringing equipment to miners Others took the steamer up the Yukon River from Alaska. But most, like London, booked a passage on one of many steamships leaving from ports like San The gold rush they kicked off has produced 20 million ounces from Yukon Two days later, the steamer Portland sailed into Seattle's Elliott Bay carrying the Seattle and Yukon Trading Company, which chartered a steamship from tributaries of the Yukon River where gold had been discovered earlier, work publicly accessible as it was to become part of the steamer's history. It was a devastating Following the gold rush, Carcross thrived as an important centre, supplying the on the Yukon River and the assets of the John Irving Navigation. Company The Bennett Lake and Klondike Navigation Company sternwheelers

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