Mining Ends in Leadville
March 1999 by Associated PressAn era ended in Leadville February 4, when the last miners left the Black Cloud mine and hung up their brass tags for the last time.
The site of the old mining camp of Quartzville is 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, via a road which is paved for much of the distance. It is located in mountainous terrain along the west slope of the rugged Cascade Range, with elevations ranging from 1,600 to over 4,000 feet.
Now that you are actually going to be out there doing some prospecting, I may be able to help.
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My wife Maureen and I spend part of our winter season in the Quartzsite, Arizona area. One fine March morning, we left our RV camping area at approximately 10am in search of that elusive yellow metal with our metal detectors.
Imagine the liability protection of a corporation and the pass-through tax benefits of a partnership in one entity for your mining or prospecting operation.
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