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At its peak, one of Kennecott's five mines contained the world's richest copper concentration, aptly named "Bonanza." By 1938, however, the …

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Kennecott Copper Corporation, Concentration Mill, On Copper River & Northwestern Railroad, Kennicott, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK. Valdez Cordova Census Area Alaska Kennicott, 1968. translateds by O'Connell, Kristenmitter, and Christianson, Justinemitter Documentation Compiled After.

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The Creepiest Abandoned Building in Every State

The Kennecott Mines were declared a National Historic Landmark in 1986, and the National Park Service has begun to restore the abandoned buildings to make them safe for visitors.

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Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark - Wrangell - …

The Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark includes the land and mining claims that formed the foundation for the Kennecott Copper Corporation, later the Kennecott Minerals Company. The operation had two components: the mines where ore was extracted from the mountains, and the mill town where the ore was processed.

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FIELD INVESTIGATION OF A 100­ YEAR ­OLD TIMBER CRIB ...

In June 2009, the authors conducted a comprehensive on-site evaluation of the timber crib foundation at Alaska's Historic Kennecott Mine Concentration Mill Building.

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Kennecott Mill Town - ALSAP

Kennecott Mill Town Ski Slope. 1911 to 1938. Name of Ski Area: Kennecott Mill Town Ski Slope (true name not known) Location: Kennecott Mill Town (aka Kennicott), 5 miles north of McCarthy. Type of Area: Ski Hill, Ski Trails (though ski routes were likely not made specifically made for …

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#5 Visit Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark. This national landmark includes the land and the buildings used during the mining of copper in the early 1900's. The mines, which sit high up in the mountains, is where the copper ore was extracted. The mill town, which is in Kennecott, is where the ore was processed.

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Adventures in Alaska: Exploring Kennecott & McCarthy in ...

Kennecott Mill Town Tour – Touring the historic Kennecott Mill with St. Elias Alpine Guides was one of my favorite experiences of the trip. I booked this tour using a coupon from the Alaska TourSaver book (buy one, get one free!) but looking back on it, I would have happily paid full price! We were able to spend two hours exploring the inside ...

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A hospital and a mess hall building. Both integral to the operations of the Copper Mill in Kennicott, AK. Still standing proud in the main drag. It's said that the place settings are still somewhat intact from over 80 years ago when the town was abandoned in 1938. The town's history is as rich as the ore it was born upon. .....

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A Daring Journey Into the Big Unknown of America's Largest ...

That change was made manifest to me when I climbed up inside the historic 14-story copper mill in the nearby town of Kennecott. In century-old photographs, the Kennicott Glacier looms over the ...

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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

That change was made manifest to me when I climbed up inside the historic 14-story copper mill in the nearby town of Kennecott. In century-old photographs, the Kennicott Glacier looms over the great wooden mill structure like an enormous whale. Today, from the mill you look down onto a shriveled glacier blanketed by stony debris.

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Kennecott, Alaska - Wikipedia

Kennecott, also known as Kennicott and Kennecott Mines, is an abandoned mining camp in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area (now the Copper River Census Area) in the U.S. state of Alaska that was the center of activity for several copper mines. It is located beside the Kennicott Glacier, northeast of Valdez, inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

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Charlie and Mary's Alaska Adventures: Kennecott Copper Mine

Kennecott Copper Mine Looking from the footbridge, this is the whole area of the Kennecott mine. ... We took a tour of the 14 story mill building by hiking to the top and coming in from the back. After getting our hard hats, Charlie and Toad had to pose! The tour guide told many stories as we walked through all the levels of the building.

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Kennecott Eagle Mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA. Rio Tinto subsidiary Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. is developing a nickel and copper mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The mine is expected to yield 250 to 300 million pounds of nickel and about 200 million pounds of copper.

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Kennecott is an enormous, historic copper mine near McCarthy. In the 1960's the Kennecott Copper Corporation sold its land, structures, and surface mining rights to Consolidated Wrangell Mining Co. If you are looking for somewhere to travel in the near future, consider going to a place that combines history, with some very eerie, paranormal vibes.

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Alaska: Kennecott. Copper lured brave miners to this remote Alaskan outpost after two prospectors stumbled upon $200 million worth of the metal while resting their horses in the early 1900s. At its peak, one of Kennecott's five mines contained the world's richest copper concentration, aptly named "Bonanza."

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The Creepiest Abandoned Building in Every State — Best Life

Alaska: The Kennecott Mines in Kennecott This abandoned mining camp, located in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Kennecott (the mines make up the entirety of the "town" of Kennecott), produced millions of dollars worth …

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Our History | Friends of Kennicott

Our first major accomplishment was to raise state and federal funds to perform emergency stabilization on nine Kennicott Mill Site buildings. Between 1991 and 1994 a local contractor and a local crew repaired roofs and foundations to stabilize key structures in the privately-owned millsite.

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Webcam view from our Visitor Center at Park Headquarters in Copper Center, looking east across the Copper River Valley to the Wrangell Mountains. From this vantage point, Mt. Drum (12,010 ft) and Mt. Sanford (16,237 ft) are visible. Kennecott Mill and Mt. Blackburn. Webcam view from the General Store in Kennecott, looking to the north.

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McCarthy and Kennicott Alaska - Historic Towns in Wrangell ...

McCarthy, Alaska sits at the toe-end of the Kennicott and Root Glaciers, in the rain shadow of the Chugach mountains. The coast on the south side of the Chugach receives hundreds of inches of precipitation per year, McCarthy, Alaska averages less than 30-inches. The famous McCarthy Road is a 315-mile drive from Anchorage, Alaska, and a 370-mile ...

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2. Kennecott, Alaska. A thriving copper mining camp, Kennecott was swiftly abandoned in the 1930s once the nearby ore was depleted. Nowadays it's …

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Kennecott Country | Wrangell St Elias - T Ganner Photography

The Kennecott Mill is an impressive and imposing figure offering a glimpse into history through immeasurable eye candy to any photographer. Alaska Kennecott Wrangell St. Elias. Photographs are collections of lines and the mill offers infinite potential for compositions. Alaska Kennecott Wrangell St. …

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Kennicott Through the Years | Copper River & Northwestern ...

The Kennecott Mill site, as seen during my last visit in early September 2015. I realize the park service has limited resources, and they do a pretty good job for a large government bureaucracy with a relatively small budget, but looking back 60 years makes me realize how much of a different feel the site has today as opposed to sixty years ago.

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Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark - Wrangell - St, Jun 23, 2020· The Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark includes the land and mining claims that formed the foundation for the Kennecott Copper Corporation, later the Kennecott Minerals Company The operation had two components: the mines where ore was extracted from the mountains, and the mill town where the ore …

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Abandonned Kennecot Mine in Alaska photo: | Model Railroad ...

And here's what it looked like near the beginning - roughly 1911-1912 - when the main mill building wasn't even completed yet, and most of the complex hadn't even been started. (Again, from a photo postcard in my collection.) Note the . The mill complex isn't the only relic on the route, however.

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Kennecott- The Alaskan abandoned mining camp is eerie and ...

Kennecott Copper Corporation showed as a good investment in the following years after its establishment and reported hundreds of millions of dollars in profits and produced over 4.6 million tons of ore between 1909 and 1938. What's left of the Kennecott Mining camp is the giant mill building which stands above the Kennicott glacier and can ...

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Alaska - McCarthy Road and Kennecott - July 3-6

The mill buildings are now a National Historic Site. The main structure in Kennecott is the 14 story tall copper mill building. There were 5 copper mines in the mountains above the mill that sent ore down to the mill via cable car. The ore was crushed and separated to concentrate the copper.

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Kennicott High Resolution Stock Photography and Images - Alamy

Find the perfect kennicott stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

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Fenced off area at Kennecott Mill Site. NPS. Community Involvement. Community Involvement is a very important aspect of the CERCLA process. Community involvement ensures that the members of the public affected by a site undergoing investigation and cleanup under CERCLA, such as the Kennecott Mines and Mill Town Site, have a say in the process, a right-to-know what the agency, …

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Kennecott Mine and Mill Town, Alaska – Legends of America

The Kennecott Mines and mill town are an abandoned copper mine operation and ghost town in Alaska that together, form a National Historic Landmark District. Located within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, this historic site tells a story of discovery, perseverance, and ingenuity at a time when America was hungry for copper to build railroads, electrify cities and supply ...

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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, AK ...

It is not unusual to find historic buildings protected within national parks. But the 14-story remains of the early 20th century Kennecott copper mill, found still standing miles inside Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve in Alaska, is a bit of an anomaly. And getting to this feature is …

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Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark. A shuttle van transports visitors five miles up a dirt road to the historic mining ruins at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark. In recent years, the National Park Service has restored most of the mine buildings, and tours of the huge mill building, bunkhouses, a train depot, worker's cottages ...

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Kennecott Copper Mine and McCarthy - Review of Kennecott ...

The rangers tour in Kennecott copper mines mill factory takes you into the building that is not open to the general public. It is a very interesting tour though out most of the parts that can be visited. It track the rout of the copper rocks ariving to the mill down to where the copper was put on the train for delivery.

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