Progressive Privy Program Proved Popular
November 1999 by Guest Writerby Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
"This was Nevada"
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
- DOI to address threatened species
- 141 Confirmations still pending
- California withdrawals canceled
“Bloody Nick,” as he was known, arrived in California in 1850. From his name, there were those who thought him to be a big man, but instead, he was a small thin man, fifty-six years of age.
I like to think in terms of “conductive mass” because it is a combination of both the conductivity of the metal and the size of the target that determine how a detector sees conductivity.
There is no question the economy will not always be as good as it is now. There is also no doubt that someday the lack of exploration and the ore in existing mines running out will come home to roost.
In the summer of 1854, John Selkirk, a discouraged placer miner who was down on his luck and ready to go back to Massachusetts, tied his mule up in a gulch north of what is now downtown Angel's Camp.
…there is an easy way to create a reasonably accurate map without any fancy instruments.
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