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  1. #1
    us
    Aug 2010
    San Gabriel/Los angeles Calif.
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    Need to check this Los angeles site out!

    Hi Everyone,

    Realizing that I do have some areas of interest not too far from me that have some history..I hit some old photos of the Lincoln park/Luna park/eastlake park photos for some idea how the park looked originally and where I might focus my attention in detecting.

    late in the 1890's this park was set aside and became a zoo, it had a touristy Indian village, and several other areas of interest for the dwellers of Los Angeles.
    Now a somewhat rough area, frequented by some less than desireables at times..I hope to find a few early coins or relics from the thousands of visitors the place had.

    Hoping that detecting is not off limits, (having not seen anything regarding such) I will hit this site early Saturday morning.
    attached is a map of the park in 1908 and an aerial photo from 1930's..
    I'll keep you all posted.
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    Thanks, Scott~Sgvalleyman.

  2. #2
    us
    Aug 2007
    San Francisco, California
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    Re: Need to check this Los angeles site out!

    Hehe, that place is fun... You get anything

  3. #3
    us
    Aug 2010
    San Gabriel/Los angeles Calif.
    tracker iv
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    Re: Need to check this Los angeles site out!

    Besides the hundreds of beer tabs and beer caps i've managed to pull from here , the oldest coin so far is a 1913 lincoln wheat penny, and a old red car token from days gone by.
    I have managed to pull a few dollars in clad over three visits, and dozens of old pieces of iron from what I can guess was part of the original fenced off area.

    I'll keep you posted, I know more good stuff is just waiting to be found.

    Scott~Sgvalleyman
    Thanks, Scott~Sgvalleyman.

  4. #4
    us
    May 2010
    Santa Monica, CA
    etrac, ACE 250
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Hi there - its been a couple years but wondering if you ever made it back to dig the rest of the goods!?

 

 

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