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Location DB > United States > Alaska > Fairbanks > Gold Dredge #6
Gold Dredge #6
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created by AKphill on 9/25/2008 2:19 AM
last modified by AKphill on 1/9/2013 6:34 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
A floating gold factory which uses a bucket line conveyor to scoop up large amounts of gravel, which is then processed, sortng out the gold while waste is expelled out the stacker.
 Basic Information
Type: Dredge/Outdoors
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: forget it - demolished
 Physical Information

Fairbanks, Alaska
United States
Owner: Fairbanks Gold LLC
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  • air quality
  • getting lost
  •  Interesting Features
    Lots of old machinery on board, giant winches, cables, tools. Nearby is an old cabin with lots of cool junk scattered around.
     Security Measures
  • pot growing redneck lives nearby
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1929
    Closed: 1961
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    The 6th gold dredge built by the Fairbanks Exploration Company duing the mid 20th century.
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     Future Plans
    Scrapped last year.

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    Lost and found.
    Thu, Sep 25th, 2008
    posted by AKphill
    24 pictures

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     Web Links - Listed as #5 oddly. - Freak's camera was "nuked" by the TSA.

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/20/2013 4:57 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 20 13 at 16:57, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 9 13 at 6:34, AKphill changed the following: Status, Recommendation, Future Plans, Description
  • on Sep 25 08 at 6:09, Steed validated this location
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:24, AKphill made this location available
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:24, AKphill changed the following: Notes for Mods, Owner, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Prefer Satellite, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Security Measures, Required Equipment, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:09, AKphill updated gallery Lost and found.
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:08, AKphill updated gallery picture Dredge #6 024
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:04, AKphill updated gallery picture Dredge #6 023
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:03, AKphill updated gallery picture Dredge #6 022
  • on Sep 25 08 at 3:02, AKphill updated gallery picture Dredge #6 021
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