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.
Nome has a colorful history built on gold, where over 5 million ounces of the yellow metal has been dug up. Due to limited space, only a tiny fraction of this mining district can be touched upon. It would take volumes to cover all the information...
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
There is little question that the crisis in Europe completely dominated world financial headlines last month. We saw nations such as Finland, Austria, France, Belgium and Hungary, which had previously appeared untouched by developments, suddenly become vulnerable to higher domestic interest rates.
Rick donned a pair of fiberglass shin guards that he normally wore dredging, just in case he uncovered the rattlesnake during his digging and rock moving. I wasn’t convinced they were going to provide enough protection.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
From the point of view of the precious metals, an upside breakout would have clear inflationary implications, which should benefit...
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
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