By Sheila Kelly
A century in the past, Treadwell, Alaska, was once a featured cease on steamship cruises, a wealthy, up to date city that used to be the main well-liked and proud in all Alaska. Its wealth, despite the fact that, used to be based at the remarkably effective gold mines on Douglas Island, and whilst these caved in and flooded within the early a long time of the 20 th century, Treadwell sank into relative obscurity.
Treadwell Gold provides first-person bills from the little children of the miners, machinists, hoist operators, and superintendents who jointly dug and blasted the gold that made Treadwell wealthy. along those tales are classic photographs that trap either the economic energy of the mines and the day-by-day lives that made up Treadwell society. The booklet will fascinate an individual attracted to Alaskan background or the romance of gold mining’s past.
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