My Old Carbide Lamp
June 2000 by Maurice CastagneAll I can say about my carbide lamp is, "I'm glad those days are gone." The carbide lamps were a great improvement over the wax candles, but they had their short-comings also.
Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt and the Nevada Commission on Tourism have agreed to seek an unspecified amount of marketing funds to boost tourism in the Ely, Nevada area in the wake of a mine closing.
In Canada we are blessed with a multitude of ways of acquiring gold. We can buy a gold ounce leaf from the bank, buy gold in a jewelry store, purchase gold stocks on the stock market, or dig for it ourselves. If we add gold theft to the list we add...
Imagine a coin worth more than its weight in gold...
Sniping for gold… what does it mean to you? To me, sniping is taking a mask and snorkel along with a screwdriver and squeeze bottle to search for gold lying on or in bedrock.
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
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More than 100 gold prospectors gathered at Azusa Canyon in the recently declared San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in southern California to voice their concerns…
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