Beyond The End of The Road
November 2008 by Chris RalphDale's research of known gold producing districts in southern California and his knowledge of metal detecting produced these large gold-quartz specimens. This certainly would make any trip a very good one, but it turned out to be just the...
Rich placer gold deposits were found in the Klondike district of Yukon in 1896, and a wild gold rush ensued. The district is east and southeast of Dawson (pop. 1,300), mostly along Bonanza and Hunker Creeks, and their tributaries.
Were there insufficient values to continue mining at this site?
People who want to believe that the sky is falling or the end of the (economic) world is at hand sure had ammunition thrown at them by the bucketfuls in the past month.
I informed them fully about where we would be and what we would be doing—sort of—withholding some of the more not so smart and quite dangerous sounding parts.
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
The entire petroleum complex has once again taken center stage in the world’s financial markets as prices for crude surged to near all-time highs at $55 per barrel and associated products such as heating oil and unleaded gasoline (see chart analysis below) soared through previous peaks. What made these new rallies so remarkable...
• Mulligan for Clyburn—bogey for taxpayers
• The pig is back at the trough
• Mothers Against Renaming Roadways
The Bawl Mill • Where To Find Diamonds • Miners Find Encouraging Prospects Near Livengood • The Business Of Mining: Profits, Losses, Hobbies and Businesses • Glen's Big Find • Suction Dredge Study • Lluvia de Oro— A Shower of Gold Awaiting Development in the Sierra Madre—Part I • Barnes Store and Yankee Jims • Mining Tax Increase Suggested • Opening Ceremony for Buckhorn Mine • Mining Journal Contest—How Much Is That Old Mining Journal Worth? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices