NASCAR Driver Turns Prospector
June 2009 by Associated PressWhen he’s not searching for improvements on the track, the affable driver is prospecting for gold across the United States.
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• California suction dredging
• House shows support for public land use
For the fourth straight year, the state's mining industry broke the billion-dollar mark in revenue, according to a state report.
- Prospector banned from college campus
- Early retirement...
This was a tough task and it required really fast speed and perfect gold recovery, with 210 gold panners competing to advance.
A recent weekend trip found us leaving the Grass Valley, California area to meet up with some friends in Downieville.
The Bawl Mill • How to Utilize Assays and Evaluate Results • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part II • Broomstick Gold • Electra Gold Sees Potential in Other Minerals & Metals • The Forgotten Specimen—Part I • Miner's Cabin—Red Shack Territory • "New" Gold Rush Has Arrived • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices