The Baja Gold Rush of 1889
December 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDSmall amounts of placer gold can be found in many parts of Baja California, Mexico. The 700 mile long peninsula is mostly a desert region with many strange and unusual plants. There is also a central mountainous spine that is forested and reaches elevations as high as 10,155 feet.
…we cheered and high-fived each other as the ore cart slowly crested the top of the headframe, then picked up a bit of speed on the short downhill section and came to an abrupt halt, ejecting its contents of ore…
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As the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s gathered momentum, hopeful prospectors rushed from all parts of the globe, not least among these were the ubiquitous Chinese.
The anticipation of finding out if the system of snatch blocks, shackles, chokers, anchor points, and the strap binding the massive slab of rock in the bottom of the river would even budge an inch was weighing on me.
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