The Fortymile Goldfields
March 2006 by Ron WendtHaving made nearly forty trips into this region over the years, the area has a tendency to draw the individual into its unique winding roads, which were once mining trails, where the creeks and rivers run to and fro across its twisted topography.
“Neither rain nor sleet nor snow...” How does that saying go?
Oregon Senate passes Senate Bill 3
• "...her demise has hurt this industry beyond comprehension"
• "...the mining community suffered the loss of a good friend."
• "...they would like to host the international gold prospectors community"
After finding little specks and occasionally little nuggets all season, I had finally reached something economical and interesting! This had never happened before along the Pellice Valley in Italy.
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building • 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