The Yukon-Klonkide Goldfields—Part II
October 2006 by Ron WendtThere has been more written on the Klondike Gold Rush than any rush in the history of the world. Some highlights have been written below, a mere grain of sand of information to glean. The price of gold during the 1890s averaged $20.67 per ounce.
"Suh-wheet!" I exclaimed as I sprang to my feet and quickly pumped my detector coil high overhead to alert Smokey that I had just found a nugget.
One of the oldest sayings we all learned as children was “Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink.” Following developments during the past month, we might rephrase that as “Questions, questions, everywhere, but not an answer to truly trust.”
Not all of these slides and debris flows will produce results, but if you search for these while prospecting in your gold producing areas, then you can increase your odds of finding new gold.
There are situations where small-scale miners cannot use dredges or high bankers. This is when it’s time to join the ranks of the old timers and their use of hand methods. Back when a gold pan, pick and shovel and sluice or rocker box were the...
The Forest Service supervisor in charge of national forests in Nevada abruptly announced her resignation November 8, citing an atmosphere of "hostility and distrust" toward federal employees in the state.
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