Spanish hidden valley

Idahodutch

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Can anyone tell about the Spanish hidden valley… it’s importance…and how it is intertwined with Dutchman… or not at all…. Thank you!
rk85044,
I have not ever heard of it, as far as I can recall. I do recall an area referred to as the Spanish racetrack, which is located near the marsh valley area.
 

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rk85044,
I have not ever heard of it, as far as I can recall. I do recall an area referred to as the Spanish racetrack, which is located near the marsh valley area.
Yes...from the Bark notes.....this is different...what was it supposed to house...or hold?...the hidden valley....
 

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rk85044,
What has you thinking the Spanish hidden valley, has anything to do with the LDM?
I recall reading a story about a spanish hidden valley in the Supers that one could only enter into by climbing down a rope. Don't quote me, but the story goes like this: spanish miners found gold, the Indians caught them and killed them from the rim, and buried the gold in place. Now, I'm getting old, and have forgotten where I read this story, but I will attempt to find it. If I find it, I'll post the citation here.
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I recall reading a story about a spanish hidden valley in the Supers that one could only enter into by climbing down a rope. Don't quote me, but the story goes like this: spanish miners found gold, the Indians caught them and killed them from the rim, and buried the gold in place. Now, I'm getting old, and have forgotten where I read this story, but I will attempt to find it. If I find it, I'll post the citation here.
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I think the story might have had old dynamite fuse and other remnants talked about that were left there, at the place that was rope access.

I don’t remember the story though.
Idahodutch

PS- if it’s the same story, with the dynamite fuse, then maybe it’s not Spanish. Maybe it is, and was older fuse, not for dynamite, but black powder 🤷🏼‍♂️ is there a difference in the types of fuse?
 

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Gregory E. Davis

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Dirt,
I think the story might have had old dynamite fuse and other remnants talked about that were left there, at the place that was rope access.

I don’t remember the story though.
Idahodutch

PS- if it’s the same story, with the dynamite fuse, then maybe it’s not Spanish. Maybe it is, and was older fuse, not for dynamite, but black powder 🤷🏼‍♂️ is there a difference in the types of fuse?
Good morning: The story of the Hidden Valley you are looking was published in one of Barry Storms Books. Cordially, Gregory E. Davis
 

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Great responses...I pulled all my Barry Storm books...Thunder Gods Gold, Revised Edition, printed 1946. Story is found on pages 66-68, titled "Mountain Treasures" (Contents Page). My guess is it has also been reprinted by other writers over the years.

Idahodutch, the dynamite fuse part of the story does not appear in Barry Storm's version...but I too remember reading that piece somewhere. More than likely on the old Lost Dutchman Forum. I'll see if I still have access and post anything I find.
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