Barnes Store and Yankee Jims
November 2008 by Don Robinson...there was much speculation about what happened to Yankee Jim after he sold his claims and moved away. Rumors had it that he was involved in many underhanded activities, including arson at several different town sites.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• There's a fungus among us
• Taxpayers crash land in Arizona
• "What did you get arrested for?"
• Critical minerals a priority
• Montana miners win again
• MSHA backs down
• Environmental groups as foreign agents
House Resources Chairman Don Young is asking the White House and Agriculture Department for records related to President Clinton's decision to place 40 million acres of remote, federal forest land off-limits for development.
In the meantime, PLP continues to incur costs associated with several ongoing court cases filed on behalf of the mining community. To contribute to their efforts, we are again offering to add twenty-five cents to every PLP donation made between...
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