Blast From the Past
September 2022 by Staff
Keeps Spirit of Gold Mining Alive Despite Washington’s Attitude
There is no headframe, no dark tunnels, no ore cars and no visible gold but Sonora Mining Corp. is mining the precious yellow metal...
America’s gold coinage began modestly, but enriched by the 1849 Gold Rush, the U.S. accelerated the program and from 1850 to 1932 produced, with several design changes…
I have been finding nuggets all my life, beginning in Sierra County 50 years ago, and believe me they don’t pop up out of the ground like mushrooms when they see me coming and say, “Here I am and take me home.”
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