Mogollon—New Mexico's Remote Gold Camp
January 2000 by Frank Lorey IIISilver Creek, in New Mexico's Catron County, is a narrow defile in the Mogollon Mountains. Known to be the home of fierce Apache bands, gold and silver veins were waiting there for an adventurous, if not foolish, prospector.
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With every look at the box I was pulling out a few pickers and a nugget or two. The smile I had the previous night just got bigger and bigger throughout the day.
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