The Bawl Mill
July 2018 by Staff
• Drug smuggling tunnels filled with environmental delays and red tape
• Did we make the list?
• A whopper of an error
On August 24, 1999, a federal grand jury in Milwaukee indicted two EPA officials on charges of perjury, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
The Yuba County area of northern California is so rich in mining history that it should not be overlooked while exploring the potential placer mining locations. The incredible wealth that came from the myriad of placer deposits leads many to continue exploring the rivers and streams for more treasure.
The widespread gold and base metal mineralization supports that many significant lode deposits remain to be discovered.
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
Man has toiled for thousands of years underground to unlock the treasures that Mother Earth has buried just beyond view. A source of light was of the utmost importance to the miner and many developments evolved through the passage of time.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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