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Miners loading a basket with ore in underground claim no 44 near Bonanza Creek, Yukon Territory, March 1901 (AL+CA 2975)

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Caption on image: Following the paystreak underground. 44 Bonanza [illegible].
PH Coll 298.21
George G. Cantwell, a native of Puyallup, Washington, came to Dawson from Juneau in 1898 where he was employed by E.A. Hegg. In 1899, he entered into a business partnership with Frederic N. Atwood. Their specialty was Alaskan views, outdoor portraiture, finishing, and supplies for amateurs. In March of 1901, he took a series of underground views by the flashlight process. The partnership seems to have dissolved after June 1901, and Cantwell returned to Puyallup by September of that year.
Subjects (LCTGM): Gold mining--Yukon; Gold miners--Yukon
Subjects (LCSH): Gold mines and mining--Yukon

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1900 - 1910
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Alaska, Western Canada and United States Collection
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