Our Readers Say
January 2000 by Staff• "Well, that's what we've been told, isn't it?"
The site of the old mining camp of Quartzville is 30 miles northeast of Sweet Home, Oregon, via a road which is paved for much of the distance. It is located in mountainous terrain along the west slope of the rugged Cascade Range, with elevations ranging from 1,600 to over 4,000 feet.
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
This adit will be nearly 3.5 miles long when it reaches the ore zone.
Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
He could tell that the top part just slid partway down over the bottom half. So, he tried to twist it apart with his hands. No go!
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