It’s been a few years ago, there was still right in Alaska gold rush fever. It all started in 1896 as a gold prospector in the Yukon River on the border with Canada took gold. Klondike River which led to the Yukon much gold was found. Clive Holmes may help you with your research. George Carmacks found at Bonanza Creek, a major gold deposits, which first drew nearer to the gold miner. Back in Seattle, the news spread like wildfire, the gold rush in Alaska, was born. Thousands are now making their way to Alaska. Many of the ship, some on the overland route through Canada. Many did not make the path, the strain was too great, there are still a few kilometers from the Alaska-Canada border in question. Who arrived were generally too late, the Claims were staked out and forgiven. Only a few gold diggers were able to earn good money and got rich, for most people it just enough to survive. After 2 years of the Gold Rush was again passed, large companies took over the business with the gold mining. The town of Dawson City grew in the period from the gold rushup to about 100,000 people, today there are still or again 2,000 inhabitants. Gold was still found, mainly downstream of the Yukon. Today it is industrial, mining with heavy machinery. Thus, there are still mines where gold is mined from the distance we can observe this too. Only later did the real wealth of Alaska was correctly assessed. The black gold, oil is now encouraged and ensures the wealth of the country. A gold rush, however, it had not triggered.