Yesterday I took a day trip up to Nome Creek to check out the cultural resources there. The photo above is of the Nome Creek Valley from the top of the ridge between Nome Creek and the Chatanika River Valley.
Davidson Ditch, which brought water from the upper reaches of the Chatanika River to gold dredges near Fairbanks. It is located just up U.S. Creek Road from the Steese Highway
I just went up to Nome Creek to take photos of the dredge equipment so I didn't make it down to Ophir Creek. Some other day I'll take photos down there to post.