Pickering Bar Revisited
August 2008 by Don RobinsonPickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River is a fascinating place. It’s remote, taking almost two hours to get there from the small mining town of Iowa Hill, which is in Placer County, California.
I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
If it's gold, how should I clean it?
The theory of making the gold wheel work is really very simple—classification. When all the materials introduced into the wheel are classified to the same mesh, the heaviest materials will be extracted...
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
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