February 2009 by Don RobinsonThe name makes you wonder, “Just how remote is this place?” It’s in the Tahoe National Forest and the Canada Hill Mining District, an area of steeply cut canyons that averages about 5,000 feet in elevation.
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I particularly enjoyed this little expedition. It is always nice to get out and spend time with my father, Bud Herschbach. He has taken a liking to Mills Creek and was anxious to return and look for more nuggets.
Two miners were killed in an accident partly because someone wedged a broom handle against a reset button to bypass an alarm that would have shut down the system, federal safety investigators said.
Eleven treasure-laden ships that made up the 1715 Fleet were heading to Spain from Havana on July 31, 1715, when they encountered a hurricane off Florida’s central coast.
There’s a lot of luck involved when it comes to finding gold. Sometimes it’s being in the right place at the right time. Other times it’s simply by accident that discoveries are made.
In some areas these channels were thousands of feet wide, and just figuring out where you are in some of these diggings is a challenge.
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