Gold Diver's Closes Its Doors
December 2004 by Scott HarnAfter almost 50 years of service to the mining industry, Burl Cheely, owner of Gold Diver’s and the manufacturer of the Couple-Jet and Taper-Jet line of dredges, is retiring.
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His findings were not exaggerated—after running 82 buckets of gravels in two days we had a remarkable 27.8 grams of gold!
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