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OVERLAND RED

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19763/19763-8.txt
1914
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Typical tools of the prospector. Many people consider the gold pan is only a means of obtaining placer gold. Although this assessment is partially correct the pan is also a very convenient tool to separate and concentrate the heavy minerals away from worthless gangue.

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I can only imagine what it must have been like for the 1800’s prospector.

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No doubt many a dispute between miners was resolved with the peace-maker.


http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20076/20076.txt
RIMROCK JONES
BY
DANE COOLIDGE
1917
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THE CAVE OF GOLD
A Tale of California in '49
by
EVERETT McNEIL
1926
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It is always exciting to make a discovery

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I wonder how many prospectors have been in this predicament?

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Exploring for rocks is exhilarating.


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The Cross-Cut
1921

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