Miner's Cabin—Red Shack Territory
June 2009 by Don RobinsonAs we approached the river the view was outstanding and the sight was encouraging. A ravine coming down on the right side had been worked heavily, with rock piled back on each side. That surely meant there was gold somewhere close.
Personal letters from our readers.....
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Uncle Sam throws one heck of a party!
• Senator needs to slow down and reconsider his bill
• Your passport may have more mileage than you do
It would seem that we are often indeed destined to repeat history. In terms of gold discovery, even with all the advancements that have been made over the years, it seems we are once again on the cusp of returning to the 1800s world of gold mining. Even as you read this, a new gold rush is taking place in a sleepy little town in South Carolina.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada Series"
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
The Delamar (Ferguson) mining district is located in Lincoln County, Nevada, some 29 miles by road, southwest of Caliente. The district is on the west side of the Delamar Mountains at elevations between 5,900 and 6,600 feet.
The Bawl Mill • How to Utilize Assays and Evaluate Results • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part II • Broomstick Gold • Electra Gold Sees Potential in Other Minerals & Metals • The Forgotten Specimen—Part I • "New" Gold Rush Has Arrived • NASCAR Driver Turns Prospector • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices