• Creator
  • Hegg, Eric A., 1867-1948
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1901
  • Description
  • 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 Albu... more
    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.ANome Gold Rush. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    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