Gold Dredge No. 8

If you want to learn about Alaska’s two gold rushes and get a little railroad history along with it, a tour of Gold Dredge No. 8 is exactly what you’re looking for.

The gold rush that helped put Fairbanks on the map, the Tanana Valley Railroad that took gold seekers to the various Interior mines, and the black gold rush of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline are all part of the two-hour history tour at Gold Dredge No. 8.