Canadian Klondyke Minining Company - Dredge No. 4 - Dawson, Yukon Territory
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 63° 56.635 W 139° 20.179
7V E 581530 N 7091828
Quick Description: This Civil Engineering Historic Site is located on Upper Bonanza Creek Road, 13 kilometres south of Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The plaque is located inside Dredge No. 4, also recognized as a Canadian National Historic Site.
Location: Yukon Territory, Canada
Date Posted: 7/8/2020 4:47:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM12RQR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 2

Long Description:
Inscription on the plaque:

Civil Engineering Site

Canadian Klondike
Mining Company
Dredge No. 4

A tribute to the engineers, and contractors
who designed, built, and operated "Canadian
Klondyke Mining Company Dredge No. 4 from
1912 to 1959. The all wood dredge was
designed to float and support 3000 tons,
including a chain of 68 large iron excavating
buckets. Gold dredging operations in the
Klondike from 1900 to 1966 also included
large hydro electric, water supply, and
machine shop facilities. Dredge No.4
produced 300,000 ounces of gold and
mined 65 million yards of gravel.

Canadian Society for Civil engineering

Upper Bonanza Creek Road 13 kilometres south of Dawson City Yukon Territory

Type of structure/site: Dredge

Date of Construction: 1912

Engineering Organization Listing: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: [Web Link]

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Not listed

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