Category: Central

Snowy Eagle Summit on August 30th, 2014

Drove up the Steese Highway to Central this morning. The heavy frost I thought I saw on the heights of Eagle Summit turned out to be fresh snow! Snow was all melted by the...

A haunting end to life at Circle Hot Springs

For countless years before Westerners entered Interior Alaska, only Athabascan Indians used the hot springs located on the northeastern edge of the Tanana-Yukon Uplands, near where Birch Creek meandered out into the Yukon River...

Old steam dragline at Central, Alaska

Here is a photo of an old steam dragline at the Circle Mining District Historical Museum in Central, Alaska.  I couldn’t find a manufacturer’s name or model number anywhere.  I’m thinking maybe it’s an...