Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a collection of large buildings in a summer alpine setting, identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, with mountains in background. An ARRC bus is in foreground with people standing in front and others visible inside.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine Aerial Tram

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a building in a summer setting, identified as part of the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, with a large collection of steel barrels and lumber in the foreground, wires and an aerial tram car overhead, and mountains in background.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine Alpine View

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a collection of buildings in an alpine setting, identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, with power poles, electric lines, and a roadway in the foreground. Alpine vegetation is visible in foreground and rounded mountains in background.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine Buildings

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a rugged mountainside with large tailing piles spilling down and buildings, covered stairways and tramways adjacent. Identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, (Upper Lucky Shot above and Lower Lucky Shot below). A wooden tower and power poles are visible, and alpine vegetation is in foreground.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine Buildings 2

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a collection of buildings in a summer alpine setting, identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, with mountains in background.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine Buildings 3

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows a collection of buildings in an alpine setting, identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, with mountains in background. A bus (probably an ARRC bus) and an automobile are visible near the buildings.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

"Lucky Shot" Mine from a Distance

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Mine

Description

Image shows an alpine valley a with a rugged mountainside and large tailing piles spilling down its side. Buildings are visible above the tailings and in the valley below. Identified as the "Lucky Shot" Gold Mine, (Upper Lucky Shot above and Lower Lucky Shot below). Alpine vegetation is in foreground.

Location

Hatcher Pass Area, Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska

Title

ARRC Bus at Independence Mine

Creator

Louis Odsather

Subject

Bus, Automobile

Description

Image shows an ARRC Bus parked with open door at the Independence Gold Mine, partial buildings are visible behind the bus. Mountains are in background.

Location

Independence Mine in Talkeetna Mountains north of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Chickaloon Coal Mines

Creator

Keystone View Company

Subject

View of Chickaloon coal mining community

Description

Image shows a man standing in foreground near the mouth of a mine tunnel structure. Rail tracks used by mine cars accessing the tunnel are evident. Lumber and logs are stacked nearby. In middle ground a train with several passenger cars is apparent on the flat land below, as well as numerous large and small buildings. Power poles are evident near the train and at the mine mouth. The community is located on the Chickaloon River floodplain with steep bluffs rising on both sides topped with heavy forest. Mountains are faintly visible in background.

Location

Chickaloon, Alaska

Title

Hatcher Pass Outing

Creator

Neil Miller

Subject

Margaret Miller & son Tim on Hatcher Pass outing

Description

Image shows Margaret Miller and her five year old son, Tim, perched on the front of a General Motors pickup truck in foreground. Location is on the road over Hatcher Pass. In background buildings of Independence Mine and Gold Chord Mine are visible. Mountains form the far background.

Location

Hatcher Pass in Talkeetna Mountains north of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Mine 1, Independence

Creator

Howard Doster, Army Photographer

Subject

Mine

Description

Image is a major portion of the large print showing tailing dumps, buildings, covered stairways and corridors, and other structures on the Independence Gold Mine facility as it appeared in 1945.

Location

Talkeetna Mountains north of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Mine 2, Independence

Creator

Howard Doster, Army Photographer

Subject

Mine

Description

Image is a major portion of the larger print showing tailing dumps, buildings, covered stairways and corridors, and other structures of the Independence Gold Mine facility in its rugged mountainous environment as it appeared in 1945.

Location

Talkeetna Mountains north of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Mine 3, Independence

Creator

Cliff Marcus, USDA Soil Conservation Service

Subject

Mine

Description

Image is a southerly view of a mountain valley containing numerous buildings associated with the Independence Gold Mine. Several vehicles are visible. A small stream is evident as are roads leading up to the mine and to Hatcher Pass on the right. The photo was taken from the area developed for skiing at the time.

Location

North of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Mine 4, Premier

Creator

Unknown

Subject

Premier coal mine and buildings on Moose Creek

Description

Image is a winter view down into the creek bottom showing cabins and other buildings associated with the Premier coal mine on Moose Creek about ten miles north of Palmer. Foot trails are visible descending the far stream bank from flat land above.

Location

Matanuska Valley, Alaska

Title

Mine 5, Independence

Creator

Malita & Sparks

Subject

Overview of Independence gold mine buildings in 1948

Description

Photo is a color view of the buildings of Independence gold mine taken from the north above as it appeared in 1948. The view includes bunkhouses and administration buildings, fuel tanks, ore processing buildings and mine timber piles.

Location

Talkeetna Mountains north of Palmer, Alaska

Title

Mine 6, Lucky Shot

Creator

Unknown

Subject

Winter view of the “Lucky Shot” gold mine complex

Description

Image is a winter view of the “Lucky Shot” gold mine in the Craigie Creek drainage of the Talkeetna Mountains north of Willow, Alaska. Shown are the buildings of the mine complex at the base of the mountains and tailings from the lower Lucky Shot adit on the mountainside above.

Location

Talkeetna Mountains North of Willow, Alaska

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