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Moore Creek, Alaska—Then and Now

The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.

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Auburn, California


Many of the gold camps were violent places, but in this regard, the town of Auburn exhibited a different behavior. There were few of the duels or lynchings that characterized many of the other early settlements.

California State and US National Gold Panning Championships


This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.

On the Road


Heading to the sierra for another adventure! On The Road Again.. 
 

Procuring Mine Owner Permission at a Mine Site


The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.

Detecting 'New Again' Spots


Over the years I have a long list on my computer and in my head of places to detect. Combining newer detectors with old and proven sites has become a blessing for my friends and me.

Southern Oregon's Illinois River—A Lesson in Sharing


Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.

Cold Water Gold


It was June 2011, and my wife Fran and I with Grandson Lucas and good friend Ernie Cruz were attempting to get to our gold mining claim on the Middle Fork of the Feather River about ten miles from Quincy, California. Rain had poured down in the previous few days and the road in a large number of low places was under water. Following two hours of slugging through the mud...

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