The Livengood-Tolovana Mining District
June 2006 by Ron WendtIn 1914, Livengood went from a tent city to a collection of wooden false fronted structures and log cabins. In 1962, 48 years later, our old Chevy pickup rumbled in off the gravel road. A cloud of dust surrounded us as the hot Interior sun beat down on...
There was an outcropping of exposed bedrock on the bank, and it again resurfaced in the river about 25’ away. I decided to start a hole near that exposed bedrock, and pointed the nozzle down into the sand and cobbles.
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• Judge puts brakes on the EPA in Alaska
• Judge to rule in favor of suction gold dredgers
- Budd-Falen in line to become next director at BLM
- Ten national monuments slated for changes or reductions
- California adds another fee
Continued from last month...
The Mud Creek Placer Mine is a true quest. Previously we acknowledged the rich reserves contained in the ground near Candle, Alaska. Now the miners and equipment need to find their way there and start the operation.
I didn’t know what to expect because the area we were working was not close to the water, but we were pleasantly surprised when we began to pan out some nice flakes and a few pickers.
The ESA has become an unwieldy beast that was hijacked by government agencies run amok, and by extreme environmental groups who saw it as a way to lock up public lands and to generate income through exaggerated claims and continuous lawsuits.
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