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Gold Dredge #4 near Dawson City, Yukon

June 21st 2013
A Klondike Nat'l. Historic Site, Dredge #4 was the largest wooden hull, bucket-line dredge in North America. It is 2/3 the size of a football field and 8 stories high with a displacement weight of over 3,000 tons with a 16 cu.ft. bucket capacity. It could dig 48 ft. below water level and 17 ft. above by using hydraulic monitors and washing the gravel banks down. In gold rich areas is produced ... read more
North America » Canada » Yukon » Dawson City

Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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Tot: 1.255s; Tpl: 0.024s; cc: 8; qc: 33; dbt: 0.0185s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb