WANTED: Mining Poets, Singers & Storytellers
October 1999 by StaffThe hard-learned lessons, humor, tragedies and issues of work in mining have long been the subject of poetry, stories, songs and visual art by mineworkers and their families.
• Doing less with more
• Indians win jackpot
• How did your governor do?
Q: ...It’s a 2,000-acre property that was mined 100 years ago, still has the old workings, tailings, etc. I am looking to recover gold from the old waste/tailings... plus possibly strip mine some of it. What are my options?
Federal agents seized two tons of copper coins featuring Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and 500 pounds of silver during a raid on the headquarters of a group seeking to dissolve the Federal Reserve.
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
It’s a novel twist on the vending machine: in go the coins, out comes a nugget of gold.
• Cash for Carts
• No photos please...
• We couldn’t have said it better ourselves
• Mother Nature to the rescue...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The Economy, The Environment and Equity • Carrizozo Lava Older Than Once Thought • Montana Mining Association Raising Cash • GATA Releases Open Letter to the Press • BLM Proposed Rule Making Affects Mining Claims • Company Notes • Mining Battle Case Under Advisement • Sutro Tunnel a Big Draw • Picks & Pans: Prospecting for Lode Gold • The Search for Specimen (Pocket) Gold in the California Mother Lode • Gemstones • Dry Lakes in Nevada • A Hairsbreadth from Death • Special Suction Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • Cartwrights Celebrate 40 Years in Nevada • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back