Jesse Stringer, left, explains the jackleg drill to fellow contestant Jesse Ross in the Mining & Logging Competition at the 29th Annual Gold Rush Days at Savikko Park on Saturday, June 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Jesse Stringer, left, explains the jackleg drill to fellow contestant Jesse Ross in the Mining & Logging Competition at the 29th Annual Gold Rush Days at Savikko Park on Saturday, June 22, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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Contestants compete in mining and logging competitions.

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