The area is rich in gold mining history, beginning in 1910. Anvil Creek claims consist of 21 Total Placer Claims - 10 Federal and 11 State claims (580 Acres)
Anvil Creek is around 2 1/2 miles long.
5,000 lineal feet of creek channel left to be placer mined, along with 2 other known paystreaks - Innoko Flats and Anvil Benches on the claims.
There is 2,500 feet of Innoko River frontage and a 1,500 foot gravel airstrip.
Permits are all current, ponds, ditches, and dams are in place and there is active mining.
The average gold fineness is 878 parts gold and 117 parts of silver in a thousand.
Location and Access:
250 air miles west of Anchorage
30 air miles west of McGrath
2 road miles east of Ophir
Located between Ophir Creek and Spruce Creek
50 miles of road from Ophir to the Kuskokwim River (barge service available for fuel, equipment and supplies)
Equipment, Permits, Camp and Buildings are all in place and ready for you to start mining.
375 Cat Excavator
D8 N Cat Dozer
304 CR Cat Mini Excavator with 6” and 12” buckets
Alaska Goldfield Trommel (230 yds/hr) with sluice boxes
Various Fuel Tanks with a total of 16,000 gallon storage capacity
lO x 8 pump with 3208 Cat engine
8 x 8 pump with 4 cylinder Cat engine
2,500 feet of 6 and 8 inch aluminum rainbow irrigation pipe in 20 foot sections and pipe trailer
Mini-trommel and gold wheel for gold clean-up
Shop is fully equipped with a lathe, drill press, air compressor, various power tools, hand tools, wrenches, and sockets, and miscellaneous extras.
Lincoln Welder with plasma cutter and wire feed
Three diesel generators – 100 kw Cat, 9kw Lister, and 6kw Witte
3-Bedroom house with bath and all the furnishings
1-Bedroom cabin with bath and all the furnishings
Cookshack with 2 refrigerators, 3 freezers, microwave, range, dishwasher, washer, dryer, and all the cooking and eating utensils
Large laundry room/mud room, bathroom, and bedroom connecting to the cookshack
Large Shop with attached generator room
4 Storage buildings, one with a bunk house upstairs
Camp water is stored in a 500 gallon tank located inside laundry room facility
Self-contained water system supplies water to the cookshack, cabin, and house
30 gallon oil-fired hot water heater
All camp buildings have oil stoves
Camp has a variety of lighting sources, with all buildings having elec. lights and some buildings having propane and 12 volt lights
The Ophir/Innoko Mining District has many geological reports written on it and many can be found online.
Current owner has had Anvil Creek for over 30 years. He will consider a partial trade.
He is willing to help new owners with consultations and support during their first year at Anvil Creek.