Over The Divide: Jim Straight, 1930-2019
June 2019 by Staff
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.
This general time frame appears to be a particularly important juncture in the precious metals markets and, therefore, we should present clearly understandable reasons why our opinion leans heavily toward continuation of the precious metals bull market...
There are more Questions than Answers
We were met with a plethora of mechanical problems with the dry washer and even a few with the excavator that were at times frustrating, but we were in this for the long haul, so we needed to solve these problems and move forward.
There were some exceptional times in the far-flung history of the West. Rich finds of minerals that set men’s souls ablaze. From the rich gold fields of California, men who arrived too late to find riches went searching in every direction. The trail that we will follow leads east, past the shining silver district of the Comstock Lode.
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