Mother Lode Gold, California
August 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDIncluded here is a portion of an article entitled “The Mother Lode of California” written in 1898 by Ross E. Browne. He was a son of J. Ross Browne, adventurer and writer, who won fame for his reports to the US Congress on the mineral resources of the...
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A better understanding of hard rock mining methods and knowing a little about how these mines work can help the individual prospector to understand reports and stories about both modern and historic mine operations.
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“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
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