The Bawl Mill
August 2007 by Staff• Where do I apply?
• Seriously, where do I apply?
• FEMA: “I only have “ice” for you...”
• Put your carbon emissions where your mouth is!
In this article, we will talk about how emergency response works in back country areas and go over some different ways to improve your chances of obtaining a good outcome should you get into trouble.
In retrospect, I can now see that the thoughtless breaking of one of my safety rules regarding not dredging alone was to be a lesson I won’t soon forget.
I have been a gold dredger for 9 years. The first dredge I bought was a 4-inch, with a 5hp engine. It had 15 feet of suction hose, a beat up regulator, a patched air reservoir, and floats that were sun baked and cracked—what a beauty. Vaughn and Darrel sold me this dredge, and could tell that this crazy “Canuck” was excited. We talked for many hours that first day I met them, and I was eager to learn...
I started the New Year of 1998 with great anticipation of finding that elusive vein of gold. Twice a year I planned my vacation carefully, not to miss the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekend. I wanted to be smack in the heart of the Downieville gold field.
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• Political parking perk...
• Feeding at the government trough
• Environmental group tops the US domestic terroritst list
• Some towns will do anything for tourism...
Ask the Experts • The Basics of Small-Scale Heap Leaching with Cyanide • Will California Dredging Survive? • Prospecting For Gold—The Osborne/Herman Hardrock Mine • Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle • From Spanish Mine to Modern-Day Exploration: The Historic Gold-Silver Camp of Palmarejo • Spanish Police Seize Ship in Treasure Fight • Looking Back • Gold Mine Proposed in Jefferson County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices