The Bawl Mill
October 2001 by Scott HarnNormally this spot is reserved for a little humor or diatribe about government abuse. In light of recent events, I don’t think it’s appropriate for this issue. Following are a few personal comments.
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
"Swanee" McBride knew how to make a safe trail along the narrow edge of a high, steep slope bordering his mining claims. It twisted into sharp turns as it wound around massive pines and huge boulders.
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
The nugget sat there in plain sight, though it was covered in dirt, while hundreds of people had passed that way every day.
The beauty of natural gold is widely appreciated by both prospectors and mineral collectors, but the pinnacle of beautiful natural gold specimens are the spectacular crystalline formations.
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