The Bawl Mill
March 2006 by Staff• Why rent when you can own?
• County taxed by tax error
• Military policy wins out over common sense
Detectors were invented long before I was born, but it was in the 1960s when they started to become an item popular enough to power a fledgling industry. The key development was miniature transistor technology replacing the old fashioned tube technology of the 1950s, making lightweight, affordable detectors possible.
One such aim is to infiltrate the education system and thereby insure that our children and grandchildren become thoroughly indoctrinated with the environmental point of view.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
• CA Fish & Game Final SEIR
• Positive news from California?
• Still no results in Wisconsin
• Give us back our lands
Russian treasures of gold and jewels, which survived centuries of upheaval and even the Bolshevik Revolution, will make their home in the United States for the next 10 months.
Back in the early 1800s, there was a gold mine being dug in a mining community called Garden Valley. Garden Valley is located northeast of Sacramento, between Georgetown and Coloma. They called it Garden Valley because there were some miners who thought there might be more money in growing and selling vegetables than in mining for gold.
I’ve been in enough mines to know better, and I mentally kicked myself several times. That was a close call…
A Word from the Editor • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building • The Fortymile Goldfields • The Rocks that Burn—Part II Is Oil Shale the Answer? • Record Interest at Recent Mining Conventions • Common Operations—Small-Scale Mining and Sharing the "Take" • Trout Thriving In Treated Mine Water • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices