Hauling Machinery for Largest Dredge in World, c1898.

Hauling Machinery for Largest Dredge in World, c1898.

Accession Number: 1979.3.4.21-PER
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Darms, Herman A.
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Photograph of several men posed in front of a trommel which is being pulled on a wagon by a sixteen- horse team, on Front Street. See also 1984.17.4.3.

Inscription recto: Hauled by J.A. McConnell Canadian Klondike Mining Co. Hauling Machinery for Largest Dredge in World Weight, Single Piece, 27,250 lbs.

A trommel sits at the top of a dredge and is used to screen and wash the gravel that is brought up by the bucket lines.