Fix or Replace, Depreciate or Write-Off
June 2010 by Mark E. BattersbyIn today’s economy, the question is often not whether to fix or replace equipment, fixtures, business assets or even the building housing the mining operation or mining-related business, it is which path is affordable.
The old mining camp of Scossa, in Pershing County, Nevada, was located 6 miles from the nearby ghost camp of Rosebud and approximately 20 miles northeast of the once famous mining town of Seven Troughs. Fifty- two-year-old Charlie Scossa was already a seasoned prospector from California when he went in search of another rich strike in the high deserts of northwestern Nevada in 1930.
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The Gold Rush in California called hundreds of thousands of souls to leave their homes to journey to the the far reaches of the West. At first the rich goldfields of the Sierra Nevada beckoned to these adventurous pioneers.
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