Hey Guys, thought you might enjoy this explore of Leadville. It's turning to winter up here already. This area now has a dusting of snow covering it from last night. If anyone knows mine owners in the area, feel free to let them know that I would be happy to help them explore and sample their...
👀Check your shorts at the adit, you're gonna need a fresh pair!
Hehe, but seriously, exploring old mines is not something to take lightly. Do not enter☠️!
Do not go in without proper training, equipment or an escape plan!
Would you crawl into that small drift next to the rat hotel?
What a day! We find a free milling gold lode and crush gold ore with 2 different rock crushers!
Prospecting ore deposits with a metal detector is great fun and this time we found a lode that may be worth mining!
The jaw crusher takes the rock down to 1/2" +- and the impact mill further reduces...
I have located two gold mines that I have access to after much research.
one mine about 4 ft tall in the side of a hill and has a nice pile of quartz rock tailings pile. rocks are about 12" wide. Should I remove all of the larger quartz rocks to get down to the smaller rocks before I hunt with...
Thought you guys might enjoy this trek into an old abandoned mine here in Colorado.
Chest deep snow and a harrowing descent into the old abandoned mine shaft! Is this the squatters fabled gold mine!?
The story goes; "There is a long haired scruffy fellow, living in an abandoned gold mine here...
North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park in Nevada County,California.The site of California's largest Hydraulic Gold mine.
Watch this short Video of the Town and the Workings it's a great place to visit !!!
You know, I just looked away from the mirror for just a second, and then, there it was...first gray hair, and then white!!?? What the heck?
For you fellers in the Phoenix area, I have a nice little mining project. Uncle Sam says I gotta dig by hand. It is semi-soft sediment with quartz in...
The best single book I've read on the subject is clearly The San Sabá Mission: Spanish Pivot in Texas by Robert S. Weddle. It is first rate and highly recommended.
Also very interesting is THE SAN SABA PAPERS. A Documentary Account of the Founding and Destruction of San Saba Mission. Edited...