Juneau, Alaska’s capital city, was once a thriving gold mining town like so many others in Alaska. Central to the industry of the area was the Alaska Gastineau Mill and AJ Mine. Constructed in 1913, the mill was a revolutionary gold production plant that was the first to utilize new technologies in the mining industry. A visit here will enlighten you on the realities of the era and the type of gold mining that was prevalent at the time. Explore Juneau’s mining heritage on a unique tour of what was once the world’s largest gold producing mill.
AJ Mine Gastineau Mill Tour
151 Mill Street
Juneau, AK 99801
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