Historical photo: Champs from the mines

The Treadwell Mines Mexican Basketball Team were the champions of Southeast Alaska in 1914. The "Mexican's" competed with other Treadwell mine teams that included the Machine shop, General Store, and Cyanides. They also battled Douglas High School, Juneau High School, Skagway's Athletic Club, Sitka Athletic Club, Wrangell and Ketchikan teams, and many more. Photo courtesy of the Barquist Photo Collection and the Treadwell Historicial Society. If you can identify any of these players please contact sports@juneauempire.com. To see more historical photos got to juneauempire.com.

The Treadwell Mines Mexican Basketball Team were the champions of Southeast Alaska in 1914. The "Mexican's" competed with other Treadwell mine teams that included the Machine shop, General Store, and Cyanides. They also battled Douglas High School, Juneau High School, Skagway's Athletic Club, Sitka Athletic Club, Wrangell and Ketchikan teams, and many more. Photo courtesy of the Barquist Photo Collection and the Treadwell Historicial Society. If you can identify any of these players please contact sports@juneauempire.com. To see more historical photos got to juneauempire.com.


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