ICMJ's 11th Annual Photo Contest Results
January 2002 by StaffAs usual, the decision process was extremely difficult, but we managed to pick our 10 winners.
... officials with BLM have been impressed by MMAC’s professional approach and consistency.
The gold in this area can get quite large. Most of the pieces are about half a pennyweight on average.
Wyoming mining interests say the federal government doesn't need tougher environmental cleanup rules governing mineral extraction from public lands.
John Kyrk was a prospector who appeared in Batopilas about 1863. Little is known about him, but he had the foresight to pick a mine just 59 yards north of the San Miguel property, and dug a tunnel that ran parallel with the San Miguel in the same mountain, cutting the same veins.
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
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