Picks & Pans: Treasure Hawk Mine—Cutthroat Mining Corporation
August 2000 by John LearThe Treasure Hawk mine was operated by "Crazy Eddie" Bounsall from 1972 until 1988. He died in 1994, and I purchased the Treasure Hawk claims from his wife Betty in 1996.
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
We knew what to do—we moved our project far enough from the river to escape the two hundred foot shoreline rule. If the old man had been right we could do this and still be over the loop of pay dirt.
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