Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre; The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part III
December 2007 by Steve WilsonIn 1880, Alexander Roby Shepherd, former governor of Washington, DC, prepared to move his wife and family of six children to the wilds of the Sierra Madre. Going with him would be mining men, cooks, assistants, a bookkeeper and others to assist in the new adventure.
This missive is making the rounds on the Internet. Author unknown, but must be a miner, builder, or lumber worker...
How high can gold go? How best to hold it? Questions on gold investment answered.
There’s a lot of really great prospecting equipment on the market right now, and I have to admit I’ve spent my share of money over the years investing in dredges, drywashers, metal detectors and the like. But a lot of new folks just getting into...
ICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.
We just completed a trip to another river, and yes, there was definite movement and redistribution of gravels, and other prospectors have seen this as well.
A mining right is a powerful and not commonly understood concept that is all too often watered down by agency regulatory interference...
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