McNair Evans

McNair Evans grew up in a small farming town in North Carolina and found photography while studying cultural anthropology at Davidson College. He continued

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Fairbanks Exploration Company, Goldstream Dredge No. 8, Fox, Fairbanks (North Star Borough, Alaska)

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

Fairbanks Exploration Company, Goldstream Dredge No.

Oregon has a long history of gold mining though it's not discussed much anymore. Alva Day photographed this gold dredge in March, 1928, apparently up near the John Day river.

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Oregon has a long history of gold mining though it's not discussed much anymore. Alva Day photographed this gold dredge in March, apparently up near the John Day river.

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The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

Photos: Historic Chatanika Gold Dredge No. 3 - In 1997 a mining historian teamed up with a history-minded friend to purchase Chatanika Gold Dredge No. 3 in order to preserve a bit of Fairbanks history.

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The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

A gold dredge is a placer mining machine that extracts gold from sand, gravel, and dirt using water and mechanical methods.

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

Daily What?: Secret Train Platform Underneath the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in NYC. The Waldorf-Astoria has epitomized New York City glamour with ease, but beneath this Art-Deco luxury resort lies nothing but.an abandoned train platform?

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

A gold dredge is a placer mining machine that extracts gold from sand, gravel, and dirt using water and mechanical methods. The original gold dredges were

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The SS Normandie caught fire and capsized while being converted into a troop ship

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

SS Normandie, renamed USS Lafayette, lies capsized in the frozen mud of her New York Pier the winter of 1942 after a fire that was sparked by a welder& torch.

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

Coast Guard Grumman Widgeon flies over wreck of Lafayette in New York USA - New York, 1943

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The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the

Until September 2007 this gold dredge sat alongside the Taylor Highway between Dawson City, Yukon and Tok, Alaska. Due to its deteriorating condition and safety concerns, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) had it removed. Some major parts were set up as an interpretive display near the Chicken post office, but the majority of it went to the Tok garbage dump.

The Old Ways: The monster gold dredges multi-story machines built in the first Half of the 1900s - Page 2 of 2

A gold dredge is a placer mining machine that extracts gold from sand, gravel, and dirt using water and mechanical methods.

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