Gold mining never happened in Skagway -- it was only a transit point -- but more gold-rush tourists come here than anywhere else, so promoters brought a dredge to where the people are. The 1937 rig, weighing 350 tons, dug up and sorted gravel to remove gold first in Idaho, then near Dawson City, and finally near the border on the Top of the World Highway. Visitors take a tour, see a movie on the northern lights, and can dine in a brewery restaurant on-site.