Letter from the Editor to our Readers and Advertisers
January 2000 by Kenneth HarnWell, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
• Science fiction?
• It was just environmentally friendly landscaping...
• A very generous pension plan
Improvements in mining equipment and techniques, along with a higher gold price, make many mining properties profitable today that may not have been in the past.
• The "no shrimp left behind" act
• Someone has exceeded their credit limit
I could see lots of quartz, both loose on the hillsides and in the numerous small prospect diggings. There was a small gold rush here more than a century ago.
During the great uranium rush of the late 1940s, thousands of prospectors spread out all over the western United States sampling rock outcrops for traces of radioactivity.
• By the numbers...
• Railway plan is a bit off track
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