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  1. San Diego County Gem Hunting

    I started looking for gold and silver in the back country of San Diego which I documented in my prospecting journal here (http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/prospectors-journals/637334-beginner-s-prospecting-adventure-san-diego-county.html#post6549754). Now I am on the hunt for gems in San...
  2. Moving Boulders to find more Gold Nuggets (a Two Toe's Adventure)

    Moving Boulders to find more Gold Nuggets a Two Toe's Adventure We return to move a boulder that's been keeping me awake at night just thinking about what might be underneath it. This boulder is sitting on Bedrock just above the main flow of the river so it could be loaded with Gold !!!! I...
  3. The Lost Ledge - Breyfogle - J. Ross Browne's 1869 Account - Part I

    Adventures in the Apache Country; A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora, with Notes on the Silver Regions of Nevada, by J. Ross Browne (New York: 1869) CHAPTER LI. THE LOST LEDGE. THERE is a class of men peculiar to our new mineral territories to whom the world has not yet done justice. In...
  4. The Lost Ledge - Breyfogle - J. Ross Browne's 1869 Account - Part II

    Part II. All attempts to find the ledge having thus failed through a strange fatality attending the discoverers, the company was compelled to abandon the enterprise. Other parties, however, undertook to find it from the general descriptions given of the locality. Three years after the death of...
  5. Please help identify these marine fossils

    I saw these in Imperial County in Southern California, USA. The fossils there are supposed to be around 6 million years old. There were lots of fossils of scallops, gastropods, and oysters mixed in with many of these cone-shaped fossils. Many of them had 4 ridged columns running the length of...
  6. Cabin at Lake Madrone in Berry Creek ( Bear Fire )

    Traveling to the Cabin at Lake Madrone in Berry Creek California during the Bear fire.
  7. Finding Gold with a Metal Detector & Breaker Bar

    Finding Gold with a Metal Detector and a Breaker Bar Jeff and Gary (Two Toe's)head to a secret spot in the mother lode to look for Gold Nuggets with the Minelab SDC 2300 and a Breaker Bar . Moving Boulder and checking underneath them has paid off in the past and using a breaker bar makes...
  8. Tim’s 2020 North Yuba River Nugget Hunt

    Follow along our journey into the happenings of Saturday July 25th 2020 at Tim's 2020 North Yuba River Nugget Hunt !!! There were many prospectors in attendance and I know I didn't get pictures or Video of everyone as they came and went thoughtout the day. There were plenty of metal detector's...
  9. Gold Detecting with Two Toe’s

    Jeff and Gary head to the California Mother lode in search of Gold Nuggets left behind by the 49er's . The search takes them up hwy 49 to a friends private Mining Claim were the hunt begins. Gary breaks out his New Minelab SDC 2300 Metal detector and starts the adventure... The guy's meet up...
  10. Hey hey, from Carson City, Nevada!!

    Thrilled to have joined this site. I am a late bloomer to this. Always loved watching shows, learning about history. I am now 50 y/o with a Jeep, no kids or husband, but a huge desire for exploring. With free time for the first time in my adult life I am anxious to get started! Have been out...
  11. Lesson Learned don’t bet with Two Toe’s

    Learned a Valuable lesson the other day on our way to the Hydraulic pit to metal detect for Gold Nuggets !!! Don't bet with Two Toe's !!!!!!!
  12. Uncovering Family Artifacts ( Sifting History )

    I return to the Family Homesite this time to Sift through the dirt looking for Family artifacts. Filmed in the Fall of 2019 we uncover a Chauffeur's pin that belonged to my Great Aunt Kathryn's husband William Ernest Thrower. The pin dates back to 1935-36 # 51927 from California. a little...
  13. Mission Santa Ines

    Mission Santa Inés is a Spanish mission located in Solvang, California, and named after St. Agnes of Rome. Founded on September 17, 1804, by Father Estévan Tapís of the Franciscan order, the mission site was chosen as a midway point between Mission Santa Barbara and Mission La Purísima The...
  14. First Gold

    I take a short trip to the Feather River to find Gold ( First Gold ) of the 2020 season !!! I didn't want to let Gary ( Two Toe's ) get to far ahead on the Gold Count !!!!! Thanks for watching
  15. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

    Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is the fifth of the California mission's founded by Father Junipero Serra, September 1, 1772. The Mission is Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, California. Named after Saint Louis, Bishop of Toulouse, France.Starting in 1769, Spain built a chain of 21...
  16. Mission San Miguel Arcangel

  17. re: Cache in North Long Beach, CA

    re: Cache in North Long Beach, CA Does anyone have contact in Southern California who can check this out? Seen on Twi**er: 1/5 re: Coincidence & #dirtfishing in North Long Beach - Speaking of detecting, following was seen on one of the goldpanning/detector forums ... #90805 #metaldetector...
  18. Quartz arrowhead?

    I found this today far into the high desert California. Was laying amongst a group of other rocks. I'm assuming...and only assuming...its an arrowhead. I've done some research and some say its quartz? My question is, is it a recent arrowhead or is it years old?
  19. Recirculating Sluice ( April Update on the Gold we are finding )

    Testing a Recirculating Sluice and the April Update on what we have going on . Sneak peek at our next video !!!! Hope you enjoy the video, Jeff
  20. Metal Detecting an Old Homesite

    Metal Detecting an Old Homestead Join Jeff as he Metal Detects an Old Homesite looking for hidden Treasures. Thanks for watching , I hope you enjoyed the video, Jeff
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