Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

All Articles

An Unusual Death in Downieville's Gold Rush

While women were extremely rare in the early California gold camps, their relative absence did not always guarantee their safety or protection if they happened to be of Mexican nationality. The most memorable, graphic example of this tendency took place in Downieville, seat of Sierra County located on a fork of the Yuba River.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• A bumpy ride for miners...
• Speaking of climate change...
• "Recreational" mining

Ask the Experts


Sampling and mining a historic mining claim

Prospecting Knowledge -- Pass It On!


I had two of the guys go down into the creek and each one picked out a small island of bedrock. I had them detect their piece of bedrock and then gave a critique to all on how they did.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills
• Arizona mining data now online
• California suction dredge hearings
• Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington

Which Coil Should I Use?


Selecting the wrong coil can potentially cause you to miss nuggets, so you want to be sure to select the best option for the situation at hand.

Mining Boom May Be In Store For Upper Michigan


While digging a well six years ago, the owner of a backwoods camp near the Michigan-Wisconsin line cut into sparkling rock. He showed a sample to a geologist friend, who realized it was laced with zinc.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Oregon miners to petition for US Supreme Court review
  • Two executive orders to reign in federal agencies
  • Petition for Joshua tree as a threatened species

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Guest Editorial—Sentaor Craig of Idaho Looking Into MSHA Complaints   • Guest Editorial—Changing the Rules   • Gold Prospecting on Sixmile River   • Serpentine in California   • Town Hall Meeting in Sierra City, California   • Picks & Pans: Tips for Nuggestshooting—How to Increase Your Gold Finds (Part II)   • Metals and Precious Stones in Wyoming   • Looking Back   • Gold at Dale, California   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Melman on Gold & Silver

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue