Sutro Tunnel a Big Draw
October 1999 by Associated PressThe population of Sutro almost reached the same number this weekend as it did during its short-lived heyday. About 600 visitors explored the site where Adolf Sutro envisioned a bustling city.
Jeff Reed may be Alaska’s top nugget hunter, or maybe he’s one of many. He doesn’t get skunked too often. In the past two years, he’s estimated he’s found about 3,000 gold nuggets primarily at the...
One of the most frequently quoted sayings on Wall Street is that “markets love to climb a wall of worry.” We’re not so sure about the “climbing” part of it...
Two of the major factors affecting the profitability of a placer mining enterprise are the relative efficiency of the mining equipment, and the rate and percentage of recovery obtained while conducting mining operations.
The extensive cost reductions now being put in place are not just a short-term reaction to the recent drop in gold prices...
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.
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