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One Man's Gold Rush: A Klondike Album

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When Eric A. Hegg rushed north to Alaska in 1897 he was a journeyman photographer, largely self-trained. He forced a sled load of photographic equipment across the coastal mountains in the dead of winter. He hiked out to the claims on Bonanza and Eldorado, and he poked his camera into the banks and bars and bordellos in Dawson. He rode a paddle-wheel steamer down the Yukon to the Bering and was on the dark sands of the beach at Nome when the prospectors swirled gravel in their pans and worked their mechanical rockers. Most important, he was there, high on the Chilkoot Pass in the winter of 1897-98, as the dark-clad men climbed antlike up the frozen steps of The Scales under the burden of a year's supplies.

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ISBN:
9780295951874
Author:
Hegg, E. A.
Author:
Hegg, E. A.
Author:
Hegg, E. A.
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Subject:
California
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Turn of the Century
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Dimensions:
8.26x10.02x.51 in. 1.31 lbs.

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