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Independence Mine State Park

June 28th 2011
Independence Mine State Park is located in Hatchers Pass in the Talkeetna Mountains. It was a hard rock gold mining operations run by Alaska-Pacific Consolidated Mining Company. It was actively mined from 1938 to 1943 and at its peak in 1941 the mine employed as many as 200 workers. Nearly six million dollars worth of gold was mined from Independence Mine. The mine was ordered to close by the ... read more
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