Over the Divide: Retta Atkins & Darren VanHouten
August 2022 by Staff
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
While sitting there, I wondered if I should go over the hole again. I did and got a louder signal that turned out being about another twelve inches deep.
Today it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
...if you have a good, rich spot, hand-operated systems can produce some decent gold.
May 18, 2019, after 26 years, I had finally saved enough money. I bought my one-way ticket to Fairbanks, Alaska, and I started off by finding a new job…
I was able to remove the gravels with the assistance of a crowbar and I scooped them up with a garden trowel. This gravel contained over a pennyweight of gold and there were several 2-grain and 3-grain pieces…
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask the Experts • Quartz: The Indicator of Gold • On the Road • High Sierra Gold • Trails to Gold • Stamp Mills • Prospecting the Easy Way • The Importance of Prepping you Gold Detecting Spots • Hunting for Big Gold in a Haunted Canyon • PLP Update • Blast from the Past—The Source of Gold Mines Cranks up for Business Men • Resource Maven—Independent Analysis of the Resource Markets • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral and Metal Prices