Jan 01, 2013, 03:04 PM
Anyone interested in looking for this?
The Comancheros also traded with other southwestern tribes for a variety of goods, some of them precious. It was rumored for many years that the Comancheros received raw diamonds in trade from the Indians who lived near the Pedernal Hills of central New Mexico. Legend places the old Indian diamond mine somewhere in the Pedernal Hills of Torrance County, New Mexico. The mine was apparently worked by the Indians for many years and has even been chanced upon by white men during its history. One account in particular is of interest because of its description of the mine portal and the vertical shaft within. The chance discovery was made by a trader from Santa Fe who was forced to take shelter from a storm somewhere on the leeward side of the old Pedernal Hills, not far from the little village of Encino. While hunkering down from the storm, the trader noticed a small opening in the sheltered side of the hill. Just inside the portal was a man made 30-foot vertical shaft. Scattered around the cave entrance were a number of transparent crystals, some of them in matrix. The trader gathered up the finest samples and put them in his pocket. When the storm finally passed the trader continued eastward, eventually reaching Independence, Missouri. It was only then that the trader learned that his crystals were actually diamonds!
Jan 04, 2013, 01:30 AM
As far as "'squatch" - the program is silly. But 'squatch' - Bigfoot in these parts - is real. I heard him wail a few times one night close by - right near the spot I dumped a deer carcass down in the river bottom a couple of nights before. I tell you this - ain't no human or known animal has a set of lungs this thing had - apparently he was quite happy to find some dinner. Pitch dark and he got closer but I did not wait and quickly decided I did not want to meet him. It is some sort of primate.
Jan 04, 2013, 01:52 AM
Son of Eagles
I enjoyed Lost Treasure Hunters mainly because it was nice to see people search for something other than gold. I will watch again.
Jan 04, 2013, 02:01 AM
watched the Re-run of the premier the other day.
I liked the straight forward approach with minimal drama.
But Diamonds are not on my list of "Treasure" so not sure if I'll continue to watch.
Jan 04, 2013, 03:47 AM
Originally Posted by Oilfield Diver
Amen brother. Check out http:Bigfoot Encounters, go to stories, sightings, encounters, then scroll down to Bexar County 1973 and read our encounter. Yeah, don't know what it really was, but the word Bigfoot works for me...
Jan 04, 2013, 07:58 AM
HHmmm....so let me get this straight...they obviously have this show recorded...and they are looking for a diamond mine....do you really think they will ever find it? or at least find it and tell...I sure wouldn't
Jan 05, 2013, 11:54 PM
They found the grading house in the first episode, a two different teams found a diamond, one on land, the other in the river from grab samples. Something tells me they are going to locate the mine very quickly. As I understand it, they are in a hurry to locate this because within the next 6 months or so the government is building a dam downstream and the entire area will be underwater very soon.
Which leads me to believe that either this series is gonna be VERY short, or the team will move on to other treasures to look for. I think that'd make for some great TV, globehopping searching for different treasures!
Feb 18, 2014, 01:04 AM
I know this is an old thread but the complete series will air 3/6/14 on Animal Planet 8:00am -12:00
Feb 18, 2014, 10:38 PM
Living the WP
Originally Posted by JPS
Yes. Are you from there?
"Government even in its best state is but a necessary evil," Paine wrote, and "in its worst state an intolerable one." Like many Americans today, Paine believed that government added insult to injury by using tax dollars in ways that were actually harmful to the public. "When we suffer," wrote Paine, "or are exposed to the same miseries by a government
which we might expect in a country without government
, our calamities are heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer." To Paine, "securing freedom and property to all men, and, above all things, freedom of religion," were the only legitimate functions of government. Americans generally agreed, and went to war to achieve this vision.
"People whose lives are barren and insecure seem to show a greater willingness to obey than people who are self-sufficient and self-confident. To the frustrated, freedom from responsibility is more attractive than freedom from restraint. They are eager to barter their independence for relief of the burdens of willing, deciding and being responsible for inevitable failure. They willingly abdicate the directing of their lives to those who want to plan, command and shoulder all responsibility." ~Eric Hoffer “The True Believer”
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. --Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)
Feb 20, 2014, 09:53 AM
I guess I should posted the listing from MSN Lost Treasure Hunters - Episode Guide - MSN TV I'd set my DVR but it only lists a week from now.
Feb 20, 2014, 03:31 PM
i think these are the vids
Steve Newbery - YouTube
Feb 20, 2014, 07:43 PM
They are, but he hasn't posted the full series and they are a low quality production cut. It worked as fix but now that Animal Planet is airing the full season we should see how it all pans out
Feb 21, 2014, 12:57 AM
thats what steve said too
Steve Newbery posted
Good News Everyone!, Animal Planet has finally decided to air the full series starting in March between the 3 and the 6. Keep an eye on the programme listings and you will be able to watch the polished final product. Enjoy 4 and 5 are really good.
Mar 03, 2014, 06:15 PM
Just got word it will not be airing... again. Dam and I really wanted to see this through. I sent a nasty gram to Animal Planet
Jul 24, 2014, 08:30 PM
Time to revive this one!!!! Animal Planet, after saying several times they would air this, are FINALLY airing the whole series!! All 5 episodes this Monday July 28th in a a LTH marathon. Listed on TV Guide dot com only Lost Treasure Hunters Episodes - Lost Treasure Hunters Season 1 2012 Episode Guides - Watch Lost Treasure Hunters Episodes from Animal Planet | TVGuide.com But my Comcast has in the line up and the DVR is set for the whole series. Now I can get some closure
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