PUBLISHED: 5:24 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Photos: Digging into Gold Rush Days

All photos by Amanda Gragert

  Animval Austin of Hoonah gets to work on a stump to create a children's chair, which was given away to an audience member.

  Micha Sheldon, right, works at a mighty speed during the men's hand mucking competition.

  Katheryn Ericson, from left, Benjamin Ericson, Lucas Ericson and Brian Ericson search for gold Saturday, June 30, at Dimond Park.