Gold at Dale, California
May 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Dale Mining district is located in the Pinto Mountains, 18 to 25 miles east and southeast of Twentynine Palms, by way of the Twentynine Palms highway and the unpaved Gold Crown road.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
• "I would like to be included..."
• "No claim in the world can be economically exploited without mechanical means."
In 1880, Alexander Roby Shepherd, former governor of Washington, DC, prepared to move his wife and family of six children to the wilds of the Sierra Madre. Going with him would be mining men, cooks, assistants, a bookkeeper and others to assist in the new adventure.
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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