George and Marguerite Carmack, sitting in a steam driven locomobile in front of Mobile Company of America building, ca. 1902
George W. Carmack was a gold miner in the Yukon Territory and is credited for discovering gold on Rabbit Creek, (later Bonanza Creek), which launched the Klondike Gold Rush in 1896. Carmack later left his family and the Yukon and remarried in Olympia, Washington in 1900.
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100-150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2008
Mounted on cardboard: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.