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Copper River

September 26th, 2011

Copper River from Ken Roberts on Vimeo.

The Copper River in eastern Alaska. Once scene of a gold rush. Bit like the dotcom bubble, but more real.



Remember the Gold Rush

May 14th, 2011


Few prospectors ever made their fortune actually looking for gold. Rather, the real money lay in the service industries, the infrastructure, that sprang up. Purveyors of tools and equipment. Hotels. Today, nothing has really changed in these parts. Apart from the commodity sought. No longer gold.


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