The Bawl Mill
August 2003 by Staff• Agriculture employees caught grazing on taxpayer funds
• A long wait at the bus stop...
• Taxpayers foot the bill...
• Sticky business
Most of the old large gold dredging operations used a trommel. The trommel consisted of a long metal cylinder made of heavy punch plate in which the small gravel, black sands, and gold would fall though holes and end up in banks of sluices.
The Fairbanks Mining District, the most productive gold district in Alaska, lies between the Tanana and Chatanika Rivers, 7 to 25 miles from Fairbanks (Pop. 35,000), in east-central Alaska. Most parts of the district are accessible by road, a rarity in Alaska.
• Run for the border
• By the numbers
Representatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
• This is a friendly reminder
• Homebuilders’ case may help miners
• “Ecological resources must be protected…”
Their first cleanup total was more gold than they had ever found. These guys were deliriously overjoyed with their good fortune.
Any good miner can drift along a vein to find concentrations of gold if it is there, using good eyes and panning.
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