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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Diaries vividly depict mining history

Keen ornithologist from California witnessed tragedies, near misses at Treadwell mines in Douglas at beginning of last century

 

Last updated 2/26/2006 at Noon



As all miners know, if you do some digging, there's a chance you'll strike it big. Barry Kibler of California dug out his grandfather's diaries and found a treasure trove of stories about his stints working at the Treadwell gold mines in Douglas, near Juneau, in 1903-04. Kibler, a retired truck driver, recently finished transcribing the diaries of Edwin Warren and hopes to find a publisher for...



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