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Digging for Gold ; A Story of California

Horatio Alger, Jr.

Digging for Gold ; A Story of California

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9632499M
ISBN 100884118169
ISBN 109780884118169

While any prospector can testify that gold fever has continued to capture the hearts and minds of ambitious, hard working Americans long past the original fervor of the California gold rush, few have more expressively and poignantly depicted these modern diggers than Sarina Finkelstein in her book .   California and Water: Half Environmental Nightmare, Half Remarkable Success Story canal-digging and well-sinking. The effort, particularly in California, amounted to a Author: Gary Krist.

A Story of California () Fan of this book? Help us introduce it to others by writing an introduction for it. It's quick and easy, click here. Recent Forum Posts on Digging for Gold. No active discussions on Alger found. Why not post a question or comment yourself? Just click the link below. Published in by the John C. Winston Co., "Digging for Gold" tells this story: overworked and underpaid by his miserly stepfather, sixteen-year-old Grant Colburn, a resourceful Iowa farm boy, travels 2, miles to seek his fortune in the gold mines of California.

Gold became highly concentrated in California, United States as the result of global forces operating over hundreds of millions of years. Volcanoes, tectonic plates and erosion all combined to concentrate billions of dollars' worth of gold in the mountains of the California Gold Rush, gold-seekers known as "Forty-Niners" retrieved this gold, at first using simple techniques. Gold Books & Gold Maps Knowledge is the key to finding gold! An indispensable guide for the California gold nugget hunter! This book has tons of topographic gold maps for Northern CA counties, and a bounty of other useful information. Diving and Digging for Gold by Mary Hill.


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A “sluice box” is a trough-like gold recovering device which has a series of obstructions or baffles, called “riffles”, along its bottom a steady stream of water is directed to pass through, streambed material is shoveled into the upper-end of the box. The flow of water washes the streambed materials through the sluice and over the riffles, which trap the gold out of the.

Original printed and illustrated wrappers. Extremely scarce serialized printing and true first appearance of Alger's young adult adventure novel published in The Argosy. Later published in book form in by Porter and Coates.

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Gold Digging in the Days of The Gold Towns and Mining Regions Grow and Mature The Great and Mysterious Gold Lake Excitement Colonel Mason’s Report On the California Goldfields The California Gold Rush As Told by the Newspapers. The Larkin-Story-Hazzard Mine is near Canyondam, California. Historically the site has been associated with the Crescent Mills-Cherokee Mining District which is now part of the Plumas National Forest.

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