The Bawl Mill
October 2007 by Staff• Something smells fishy
• Australian government underestimates its youth...
• Membership has its privileges
• Bridge over troubled waters
In my years of searching for gold, there was never a greater thrill than prospecting along the Yukon.
• Your tax dollars at work
• He's an "expert" in stupidity
• No sense of humor
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
Having spent 33 years prospecting off and on in this area, this writer has become very familiar with the region, its mines, the gold (hardrock and placer), wildlife, weather, topography, and history—it has been a friend to me.
This mine was a real wonder of engineering, and the water supply and drifts had to be carefully managed to keep it in operation. In fact, it didn’t close due to lack of gold, but instead closed with the fall of the Roman Empire.
The State Division of Governmental Coordination said it should have been asked to review the project a year ago to make sure the mine complies with the Alaska Coastal Zone Management Plan.
Even more prospectors arrived on Saturday morning, and drywashers and detectors were in use for much of the day...
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