AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'

Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Treadwell Gold Mine

Treadwell Gold Mine (United States)

The Treadwell gold mine was the largest mine of the Alaskan Panhandle and, in its time, the largest gold mine in the world. During its operation from 1881 to 1922 over 3 million troy ounces of gold were extracted. The mine was owned and operated by John Treadwell, from whom it derives its name, who was a carpenter and builder by trade who came up during the Juneau gold rush although Treadwell had twelve years of experience in both placer and lode mines previously. The mine was composed of four sub-sites and at its peak employed over 2000 people.

Photos of Treadwell Gold Mine

Historic Photographs Of Treadwell
Historic Photographs Of Treadwell (15 photos)
Last updated July 16th 2009 by carnkie
Photographs Of Treadwell
Photographs Of Treadwell (0 photos)
Last updated November 13th 2008 by carnkie

Google Earth Map of Treadwell Gold Mine

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.

Documents for Treadwell Gold Mine

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2021
Back to Top