A gold-seeking venture which commenced in mid-September 1898 with Erik O. Lindblom and Jafet Lindeberg proved quite successful. In 1898, the three formed the Pioneer Mining and Ditch Company. The company was the largest mining company operating in Nome, Alaska, in the years following the discovery of gold. Brynteson purchased a farm in Santa Clara County, California later known as The Pruneyard.
- A statue of John Brynteson, together with Erik Lindblom and Jafet Lindeberg stands in Nome, Alaska.
- Jafet Lindeberg, Erik Lindblom and John Brynteson are all listed in the Alaskan Mining Hall of Fame 
- The Three Lucky Swedes Archived March 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
- Guldkungen - John Brynteson (by Holger Danielsson)  Archived 2010-06-25 at the Wayback Machine Swedish
- "The three lucky swedes: John Brynteson, Jafet Lindeberg, & Erik Lindblom" (PDF).
- Alaska Mining Hall of Fame Foundation
- Origins of Pruneyard Shopping Center stretch to Nome (The Campbell Reporter. by Martin Nobida. March 3, 2004) 
- V. Olympiaden. Olympiska spelen i Stockholm 1912 i bild och ord (Ahlen & Akerlund; 1912) Swedish
- The Nome Gold Rush (by Larry Gedney. Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks) Archived 2009-09-22 at the Wayback Machine
- Members by Induction Date (Alaska Mining Hall of Fame Foundation)
- Harrison, Edward Sanford, Nome and Seward Peninsula: a book of information about northwestern Alaska (E.S. Harrison. 1905)
- Carlson, Leland H., Swedish Pioneers & the Discovery of Gold in Alaska(American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook. 1948)
- Olsson, Siv, Torparsonen som blev Guldkung (Dalslands Fornminnes- och Hembygdsförbund. 1989) Swedish