Over The Divide: Jim Straight, 1930-2019
June 2019 by Staff
Saying that the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia supports mining and the jobs that mining creates would be an understatement.
...we cannot help but wonder exactly how nation after nation, already massively in debt and presently burdened with monumental operating deficits, is going to come up with such largesse. We also wonder exactly how going ever-more deeply into debt is going to resolve a debt crisis.
How do mines and refiners deal with doré bars?
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
Outside of Butte, Montana, going north on I90, you’ll pass through a landscape where the old Anaconda mining company processed thousands of tons of ore twenty years ago. We meant to fish in the vicinity of this historic mining district though we knew it is a Federally classified Superfund site for reclamation now.
At the end of the day, Jerry showed me how to clean out the sluice box and then how to pan out the concentrates. As we finished panning, there it was—a little tiny smile of gold...
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