Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Long Hike
February 2019 by Brian Wells
Making matters worse, we could feel the truck moving very slowly down the mountain along with the trees and mud. It was an uncomfortable sinking feeling, as you might guess.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Shook Up
It said to put a number of different-sized nuggets in a jar, and then cover them with the magic cleaner fluid. Then, vigorously shake the contents for a couple of minutes.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Good Luck and Bad Luck of Prospecting With Animals
I saw a big brown hind end of what at first I thought was an elk, about 75 yards away. I was standing behind a large tree and stopped and peeked around the tree to see what it was.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: If the RV’s a Rockin’, Please Come a Knockin’
I learned the next day that I was not the only one that had crossed paths with a bear. Dick told us about his harrowing experience from the previous night.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Dum-Dum Dodges a Boom-Boom
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Work and No Pay
At first we decided to see what the flat by our camp would produce where the old-timers had worked it with their Pelton wheel and dragline buckets.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Pots of Gold
Sure enough, after hiking a couple miles uphill and hacking through some brush, we found the place just as he had described it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Claim to Die For
I noticed an area which I could crawl through to keep going in a straight line. I got about three feet into the pile and Bob yelled for me to stop…
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