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Atlin, British Columbia Photo Album

Atlin in the 1930s

A hydraulic gold mining operation. This huge hose was used to wash away the non-gold-bearing overburden, then to wash the gold-bearing gravel into sluice boxes to extract the gold.

This digital image is © 2009 by Jan Cayot, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Atlin, BC in the 1930s

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