The Golden Highway—Placer County
November 2004 by Frank Lorey IIILeaving El Dorado County and crossing the middle fork of the American River, the next county along Highway 49, the “Golden Highway,” is Placer County. The county also owes its name to the mining heritage of the gold rush.
All of these negatives have finally begun to erode bullishness on Wall Street and the financial markets began to look wobbly at best and dangerously weak at worst.
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• Shoreham Resources Ltd.
• Gemcom Software International
• Rio Tinto
Today, renting, leasing, financing and outright purchasing are simply tools of the trade for many financial professionals.
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Ditches almost always started in the high country and contoured the mountainsides, making a long drop, usually many miles away, to the goldfields. There are ditches in Trinity County that originate at seven and eight thousand feet in the Trinity Alps that carried water almost thirty miles.
• Congress plays dirty with the Clean Water Act
• Quick action brings reward
• Proposed monuments
The adage of, “The harder I work, the luckier I get,” has profound meaning, but it doesn’t always apply to prospecting.
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