Over the Divide
August 2003 by StaffElaine Schrader
1935 - 2003
Although there are many mining ghost towns in California, it is rare to find the ruins of one that was abandoned 140 years ago and then subsequently buried by hydraulic mining debris.
- Souvenirs to die for…
- Honey, where’s that photo of our 500-pound emerald?
- Something to write about…
...Curry County, at the urging of local environmentalists, is doing whatever it can to get in his way. The county’s latest attempt was through the issuance of a stop-work order, which claimed numerous unsubstantiated violations.
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
She explained that she didn’t like the numbers that the computer model gave her for this section of river, so she “adjusted the numbers by hand” to more accurately reflect what she thought they should be.
I was amazed and surprised, and I took a moment to admire how beautiful this coarse chunk of gold was. It later weighed exactly one-half ounce.
Putting this information together, we conclude that the coming year of 2007 could hold explosive growth for the precious metals as the probability of an international “accident” rises, as the dollar comes under increasing pressure and as the fundamental demand for resources of all types from India and China plus other developing nations grows relentlessly.
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