National Hall of Fame Names 2017 Inductees
August 2017 by Staff
Several thousand miners and their families made it a successful show. Local mining companies gave employees time off to attend the Thursday and Friday exhibits and events.
The discovery of gold in Little Meadow Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, by young Conrad Reed, on a Sunday morning in the Summer of 1799, ushered in the search for gold in the continental United States.
Higher gold prices have led to a doubling of mining claims in the past year in Oregon and Washington.
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
We split up in order to cover a larger area and found good color almost everywhere. The bedrock was shallow on both sides of the river, but the inside bend was where we concentrated our prospecting.
A UC Berkeley professor says the federal government is using an analysis method that seriously underestimates the economic impact of critical habitat designations for imperiled species.
Sometimes it takes a hard head to go beneath a hardhat. Digging for gold isn’t the easiest way to make a living, yet it’s an honorable profession, dealing a lot with nature.
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