The Resource Treadwell gold : an Alaska saga of riches and ruin, Sheila Kelly

Treadwell gold : an Alaska saga of riches and ruin, Sheila Kelly

Label
Treadwell gold : an Alaska saga of riches and ruin
Title
Treadwell gold
Title remainder
an Alaska saga of riches and ruin
Statement of responsibility
Sheila Kelly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A century ago, Treadwell, Alaska, was a featured stop on steamship cruises, a rich, up-to-date town that was the most prominent and proud in all Alaska. Its wealth, however, was founded on the remarkably productive gold mines on Douglas Island, and when those caved in and flooded in the early decades of the twentieth century, Treadwell sank into relative obscurity. Treadwell Gold presents first-person accounts from the sons and daughters of the miners, machinists, hoist operators, and superintendents who together dug and blasted the gold that made Treadwell rich. Alongside these stories are vi
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
979.8/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F912.D75
LC item number
K45 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Treadwell gold : an Alaska saga of riches and ruin, Sheila Kelly
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Treadwell at its peak -- Catalyst for Alaskan development -- Treadwell Mines : the story in brief -- An unusual company town -- Company family through boom and bust -- The big Hoistman's boisterous family -- Tough grind of the hard rock miner -- View from the mansion -- Labor troubles and the Western Federation of Miners -- The Tlingit : ancient culture meets modern industry -- Fourth of July's grand celebration -- Double threat of wind and fire -- Intimations of disaster -- The cave-in : rumblings become a roar -- A town brought down -- Reduced to ashes -- Epilogue : the place, the people, the gold
Control code
ocn646066574
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 271 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602231023
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36041609
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646066574
  • pebcs1602230420

Library Locations

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