The Bawl Mill
August 2004 by Scott Harn• Cruising into court
• Where did it all go?
• Big Brother is watching...your odometer?
• Apartment cleaning pays well
• Hotline turns up the heat
• Mad Men arrested for living up to their name
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid, once a staunch supporter of mining and a voice of reason when dealing with public lands issues, seems to have changed his tune.
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, who lost up to $7 million in a failed diamond-mining venture in the former Zaire earlier this decade, is involved in a gold mine project in another African country.
As we traveled through the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas we saw the combination of mining towns in stagnation but otherwise, incredible displays of prosperity.
The call of gold is a strong one and it has pulled men from every corner of the planet. That said, I guess it’s now my turn to chase far away gold.
Lawsuit to Challenge New Forest Service Regulations • Gold in Utah Laccoliths • Where Do I Begin? • Looking Back • Mine President Seeks Opinions From Peers • Over The Divide • Picks & Pans: Miner Finds Heart of Gold • Company Notes • Canadian Arrow Tries Different Approach • Greenstone • Experts Forecast Rising Prices for Gold, Silver • A Few Reminders About Fraud • Mining: Doing it Right the First Time • Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Find Gems • The Golden Highway—El Dorado County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices