Turning Waste Rock Into Profit
February 2008 by Associated PressWhen others saw piles of waste rock at the former LTV Steel Mining property, Brad Gerlach saw opportunity.
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
- Apparently snow, rain, heat and gloom have been slowing down mail delivery
- Name that tune
Two Canadian companies are financing a $1 million drilling operation in the Susitna Valley after a Palmer miner discovered purple and orange garnets in gravel he dredged near Shulin Lake.
The lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
I have figured out over the years that the winning combination is hard work, persistence, knowledge, and a little luck. This leads me to describe one of my best finds ever, a “honey hole” of placer gold, if you will.
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