Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure
March 2003 by Randy McKinneyGerald Lindsey sat at his desk watching Randy McKinney try to absorb the massive pile of documents he had in front of him. Julie Fowler, Gerald’s secretary of 13 years, tried not to concentrate on the tower of paper as it threatened to topple over. Gerald knew the contents contained data proving one of the richest gold fields in Alaska were on his claims. But how to convince Randy, who was a 4th generation miner and had heard every mining story in the book?
Every financial writer enjoys a few moments of pleasure when one of his predictions is validated by the markets and your columnist is no exception.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada Series"
For any foot-loose prospector betting the price of silver goes up, there’s a promising piece of public land open for location in Nevada’s challenging Esmeralda County.
The 100-yard restriction in SB838 actually applies to all motorized mining for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metal that results in the disturbance of vegetation.
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville, Colorado, is calling for poems reflective of the mining experience for its Fifth Annual Miner’s Poetry Jamboree.
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada • Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks • Gold in Maine? • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back