• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1898
  • Description
  • Much of the gold in the Klondike region ranged from the size of cornmeal to that of whole grains of corn. Much larger nuggets were sometimes found.This photo of miners and sluices on claim West 126 at Spruce Creek was probably taken sometime between 1897 and 1900. One of the men holds a large object, which may be the 83 ounce nugget referred to in the title of the photo. While Spruce Creek is a common name, the presence of trees in the backgro... more
    Much of the gold in the Klondike region ranged from the size of cornmeal to that of whole grains of corn. Much larger nuggets were sometimes found.This photo of miners and sluices on claim West 126 at Spruce Creek was probably taken sometime between 1897 and 1900. One of the men holds a large object, which may be the 83 ounce nugget referred to in the title of the photo. While Spruce Creek is a common name, the presence of trees in the background suggests that the photo was taken in Yukon Territory rather than treeless Nome. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle