The Bawl Mill
July 1999 by Kenneth HarnThis missive is making the rounds on the Internet. Author unknown, but must be a miner, builder, or lumber worker...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The type of mine dump that is best for metal detecting are the ones that consist of mixed sizes of rock and are located near some sort of excavation, commonly a shaft or adit. Sometimes the piles located along a trench dug by the miners can be productive as well.
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