|Title||Mining claim No. 2 at Snow Gulch, Alaska, ca. 1901. |
|Photographer||Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948 |
|Date||ca. 1901 |
|Notes||Probably Snow Gulch located 6 miles north of Nome on the Seward Peninsula. Shows miners with sluicing operation. The man to the right, standing in front and by himself is Johan Olsen Sjolseth (1867 - 1938) from Oksendal in Norway. After 10 years in Alaska, he went into lumber business in Hoquiam, and then became a farmer on Fir Island. (Note from Jan O. Kolmann Johnsen. 07/2009) |
Caption on image: ""No. 2 Snow Gulch""
Original image in Hegg Album 28, page 37.
Original photograph by Eric A. Hegg 1821; copied by Webster and Stevens 159.A
Nome Gold Rush.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Gold miners--Alaska--Snow Gulch|
Gold mining--Alaska--Snow Gulch
Mining claims--Alaska--Snow Gulch
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alaska--Gold discoveries|
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Snow Gulch |
|Digital Collection||Eric A. Hegg Photographs|
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|Negative Number||Hegg 1821 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Eric A. Hegg Photograph Collection. PH Coll 274|
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 4/1999. |