Golden Sunlight Seeks Expansion
February 2008 by Associated PressThe Golden Sunlight Mine in Whitehall wants to expand its open pit operations, possibly extending the life of the mine by five years.
I have always enjoyed finding things. As a kid and up through college I searched for arrowheads, rocks and fossils. One day I saw an ad for a metal detector in a magazine, and a week later I was digging up everyone’s yard...
I have been a gold dredger for 9 years. The first dredge I bought was a 4-inch, with a 5hp engine. It had 15 feet of suction hose, a beat up regulator, a patched air reservoir, and floats that were sun baked and cracked—what a beauty. Vaughn and Darrel sold me this dredge, and could tell that this crazy “Canuck” was excited. We talked for many hours that first day I met them, and I was eager to learn...
The six inductees are Georgius Agricola, David William Brunton, Herbert E. Goodman, David Ray Mitchell and Robert Peele.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
We’ve been busy with a plethora of projects, all aimed at gathering gold into a pile big enough to brag about. We’re not there yet, but I’ll show you some of the interesting projects we’ve completed since we talked last.
The actions of the hot, ore-bearing solutions are not limited only to the deposition of material within the walls of the fissures.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
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