Episode of Series “Canada carries on”.
A description of placer gold mining in the Yukon. East of Dawson City giant dredges cut deep into the creek beds, leaving behind monstrous coils of waste as the gold-bearing gravel is washed. The film shows how gold is trapped and hand-sorted, finally to emerge as precious gold brick.
Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold
Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold mines and mining - Yukon Territory
Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries
Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources
Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources
Crafts & Visual Arts → Gold
Documentary → Documentary films - Canada
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gold
Educational & Instructional
Educational & Instructional → Educational films
Short films → Short films - Canada
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)