Picks & Pans: Big River Dredging in Northern California
September 2000 by Tom KitcharBack in the early 1990s, a gold mining club in northern California (on the Klamath River near Happy Camp), was offering a free "Trial Week" to test their claims. I decided to take them up on their offer. After obtaining a California Dredge Permit, I loaded my trusty Jeep with my camping gear...
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
...using charcoal briquettes (and no starter fluid) and a few other easily attainable ingredients.
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