Chatanika Gold Dredge

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People staying at a nearby lodge visiting the site reported seeing the apparition of a miner standing on top of the dredge, and various other apparitions have also been reported as well.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

4857 Steese Highway
Chatanika, AK
United States

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65.11408728629046, -147.50639337307803
Fairbanks North Star County
Nearest Towns:
Fox, AK (11.3 mi.)
College, AK (19.8 mi.)
Fairbanks, AK (20.1 mi.)
Two Rivers, AK (21.6 mi.)
Badger, AK (21.7 mi.)
Ester, AK (23.7 mi.)
Pleasant Valley, AK (24.6 mi.)
North Pole, AK (25.5 mi.)
Moose Creek, AK (29.9 mi.)
Eielson Air Force Base, AK (33.8 mi.)


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  1. When I was young and in girl scouts,we went to visit the dredge and while we were exploring the dredge,we were hearing machine work,and tools being moved ,we noticed what looked like fresh grease on several pieces of machinery,heard faith male sounding voices from deep inside the dredge, the entire time we were there , we were being watched,, could feel it,,eventually we were scared of as a wrench fell and we had no clue why… So we booked it

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