The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs From 1896-1899

The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs From 1896-1899

The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899

Catch gold fever with this comprehensive collection of archival photographs. This is the mother lode of the north - a stunning record of the last great gold rush. With 125 extraordinary images along with fascinating anecdotes and personal accounts, this book reveals the arduous journey north, the frontier towns and the struggles of toiling in the gold fields. Readers will encounter intriguing characters as they experience the adventure of a lifetime. From conmen and prospectors to dog sleds and sluic-boxes, these images are a bonanza of gold rush history. This was the Official Book of the 1998 Klondike Gold Rush Centennial.

Review
Photos tell the true story of the gold rush's reality

The Can-Can girls were out and Mrs. Lowe's laundry was in.

That basically sums up the idea Graham Wilson had when he chose the period photographs for The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899.

After rushing supplies off Lynn Canal's tidal flats, climbing the 50-kilometer Chilkoot Trail several times and boating down the Yukon River, a miner still needed his laundry done. So the photo of Mrs. G.I. Lowe's laundry at Bonanza Creek (Mending free of Charge, Fortunes...

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