Built in 1912 by the Canadian Klondike Mining Company, this floating dredge was the largest wooden-hulled, bucket-line dredge
in North America, working the gravels of the Klondike River Valley, as well as the goldfields for over 40 years.
He discusses the different types of dredge and goes on to explain why he thinks that a bucket-line dredge should always be used on alluvial deposits.
Brooks on an |Accident to, and repair of, Dredge 21 at Yuba, California' in which the author outlines the extensive damage done to a bucket-line dredge when the digging face collapsed, and the subsequent $US 4.
For gold and tin in difficult ground, the bucket-line dredge with integral treatment plant is the preferred choice.
3] bucket-line dredge will weigh about 1,200 mt and treat about 200,000 m [sup.
ADL) is the inheritor of the original Lobnitz design of bucket-line dredge.
IHC Holland has been building bucket-line dredges since the end of the 19th century and, in 1979, built the world's largest bucket-line dredge in combination with a Singapore shipyard for offshore tin mining in Indonesia.
As with bucket-line dredges, mooring is by spuds or mooring ropes.
Bucket-line dredges have onboard treatment plants but smaller suction type machines feed separate skid or pontoon-mounted plants.