October 2003 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
You may reckon by the name that we’re talking about an outhouse for the old lady, but it’s actually the name I gave to a special contraption I put together so my wife didn’t have to work so hard moving big boulders.
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