Category: Livengood

Livengood Placers and its vagabond gold dredge

Warehouse at Livengood constructed by Livengood Placer, Inc as it looks today The building depicted in the drawing is an old warehouse near Livengood. Of heavy timber-frame construction, it has ship-lap siding (except for...

Old outhouse at Olnes has unique character

  Olnes is pretty much just a spot on the map these days. It is about 20 miles north of Fairbanks along the Elliott Highway. A sign there (dating back to at least 1990)...

Mining camps merge to form Livengood in 1914

Livengood garage buildings as they looked in about 2000 In the spring of 1914, two Ester miners, Jay Livengood and Nathaniel “Teddy” Hudson, tramped off to the headwaters of the Tolovana River (about 60...

Autumn at Livengood

We drove up to Livengood (about 80 miles north of Fairbanks) last week. Livengood is an old mining community that was a going concern in the early 1900s. There used to be a large...