Flood Stage—The Key to Reading a River
September 2009 by R. V. LarsonWe knew what to do—we moved our project far enough from the river to escape the two hundred foot shoreline rule. If the old man had been right we could do this and still be over the loop of pay dirt.
There is one gold prospecting requirement... that remains a steeper challenge to prospectors in certain portions of the United States.
Dust and dry washing
Questions regarding processing black sands
How to read a river to find gold. In this second of a two-part series, we will take a look at how a river’s grade affects the formation of paystreaks, and how to go about reading a river to see the various catches and parts of a stream where...
Since 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
The discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848 started the great gold rush to California. The account that drew national and worldwide notice was a small, two-inch item at the bottom of the front page of the March 15, 1848 issue of the “Californian,” published in San Francisco. The article was attributed to B.R. Buckelew, and mentioned quantities of gold just being “gathered.”
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