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Catalogue Number:  NFB526994
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly
Directors:  Colin Low
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa),Office national du film du Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Documentary, Engineering, Environmental Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1955
Running Time:  10m 32s


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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.

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