MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]
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    MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    hi everyone went to an old timber yard today and theres a miners cottage on the site too this site was owned by stewart maclure who was a timber merchant in 1873 -1930 he had a number of these timber yards in the area and supplyed timber to the mining companys and at the back of the block is an old miners cottage that was used up to the 1960s.lots of old 1960s newspapers inside and rubbish.someone bet me to the site and left a big mess.i known it was one of the local bottle collectors.got perm to m.d the site and helped the owner fill the holes and clean up.fold a piece of quartz saddler reef with a bit of gold in it, couple of coins,spoon and a german silver snuff box damaged by fire.i cound cry i found this little white cermic man about 3 inches long and i have no idea on this one.the block is to be cleared soon and i will get another go at it after the earthmoving machine have scraped it clean.thanks for looking

    tinpan
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    pic of site
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    Gypsyheart~ Queen of Rust

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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Wow Cool Site...those are some neat finds . Hope you find alot more.
    I go a great distance,while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow

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    Feb 2005
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Cool finds and site TP! What are the dates of the coins? That piece of quartz looks like it has two nice little nuggets in it, congrats! HH, Mike

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    us
    Oct 2005
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Great stuff tinpan!

    I'd sure like to join you in hunting that place

    Best to you!

    Badger
    "Everything is an anomaly" Michigan Badger

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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    thanks for the reply and the coins are one penny 1915 ozzie poor condition and a half crown 19!! in poor condition too and a 1968 20 cent piece just clad and the gold is just visable only the colour shows good and got the hit at about 4 inches on the minelab sd2100 with gold coil


    tinpan

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    This aint no damn flea circus!!!

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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Gold is always nice to find! Bet you clean up after they scrape 8 inches off the top! WTG!!
    "Agitate! Agitate! Ought to be the motto of every reformer. Agitation is the opposite of stagnation...... one is life, the other death."
    -Ernestine L. Rose-

  8. #8
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    Seeker of lost treasure's

    Oct 2005
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    WTG..After you search that place the last time...go back one more time..
    thats when you will find the best of the best.....Roadquest
    Sometime's there's not a right way, or a wrong way.
    Sometime's there's only one way.

    Where there is no economy, people will create one.

    No one rule fit's all

    '' 17 Tons of Gold in New Mexico " Thread started in 2005.

  9. #9
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    May 2006
    Corrodedlargecentville
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Nice finds Tinpan! Definitely looks like a great old site you have there. Keep us posted on what you find after they scrape it!

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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    cool site
    Finder of Things!

  11. #11

    Jun 2006
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    Re: MACLURES TIMBER YARD AND MINERS COTTAGE [1873-1930]

    Sounds like a fascinating site. Keep Digging!

 

 

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