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The story of a Placer County gold miner

Isaac T. Coffin

The story of a Placer County gold miner

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Published by Creative Continuum in Brea, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dutch Flat (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Placer County.,
  • Dutch Flat
    • Subjects:
    • Coffin, Isaac T. 1832-1903.,
    • Gold mines and mining -- California -- Placer County.,
    • Gold miners -- California -- Dutch Flat -- Biography.,
    • Dutch Flat (Calif.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementtold by Isaac T. Coffin ; edited by Phyllis Gillogly Young.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsYoung, Phyllis Gillogly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.C6626 A3 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 414 p. :
      Number of Pages414
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3316429M
      ISBN 101932252398
      LC Control Number2004113850
      OCLC/WorldCa58993460

      Gold Mining in California – Calaveras County. After Placer gold was discovered in , rich lode veins were opened in above the placer workings. Placer gold production is estimated at 2,, ounces and lode gold at 2,, ounces. CALAVERAS RIVER. The real reason was gold, and the long-term outcome was a dramatic change in American environmental law. The Marysville flood traced directly back to the day in when James Wilson Marshall spotted gold flashing in a Coloma, California, Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, where James Marshall discovered gold in , setting off the. PGWI reserves the right to edit the story before inclusion in the book. Sex and Violence — Placer Gold Writers Ink imprint is our "adult-friendly" brand. Here's what we mean: Our readers expect a PG rating on its stories, much like you might see on prime-time American broadcast TV. Founded in , Central City quickly acquired the reputation of being in the middle of “the richest square mile on earth.” As many as 30, miners flooded the area searching for their fortunes, but by the end of its second year, most of the placer gold was gone, and hard rock mining began.


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BookPrinted Material The story of a Placer County gold miner Includes index. Contributor: Coffin, Isaac T. BOOK EXCERPT: Mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic mining work in this important re-issue of "Placer Gold Mining in California. " Unavailable sincethis publication offers rare insights into the early mining industry of California.

The Source of Gold. The greatest incentive the miner has to seek for gold is the discovery of rich ore or placer gold in an unsuspected place. There are streams, gulches and flats, famous in mining history for the rich placer mines developed in them, but the source of the gold is not always apparent.

Placer Gold Mining Methods A book of methods and materials for recreational placer gold miners. First printed in it covers all the basics on the tools and techniques used in prospecting for placer gold. Well illustrated with a nice glossary of related terms.

Author: Allin R. Copp, 81 pages, 5 12 x 8 12 inches with a soft cover. Location map for major gold placer mining regions in North Carolina (). Edward W. Phifer, Champagne at Brindletown: The Story of the Burke County Gold Rush, - The common view of gold mining, promulgated by books, television, and mov ies, is that of the dogged lone prospector with his faithful mule and a minimum.

The Dutch Flat district and Gold Run district is along the northern boundary lines of Placer County on the system of Tertiary channel deposits that extends south from Nevada County.

Placer mining began inand by hydraulic and drift mines were producing on a fairly large scale. Though early records are almost nonexistent, it was estimated The story of a Placer County gold miner book the district produced aboutFor this reason, most gold mining operations occurred in the southern half of Summit County.

Although prospectors crossed the Continental Divide and panned for gold in the Swan River as early as spring,the first recorded discovery in the Blue River occurred on Aug Placer County, California Mines.

Placer County, California is one of the West's top gold producing regions. With over active placer claims, it makes number 4 on our list of top counties to find gold. The County also has around active lode claims. WMH Mine Discovery Tools for Google Earth are available for Placer county.

The El Dorado County Historical Museum at Placerville Drive on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds has historical exhibits of gold rush times and displays of old mining equipment ().

In addition to the placer and hydraulic mines, there were also a large number of lode mines in the Placerville area. Most of the lode mines. Placer mining is relatively simple as long as you dont expect to make a profit; but it becomes much more difficult if your intention is to make some money.

If you want to make some money, its a lot easier and cheaper to learn from other peoples mistakes, than to put yourself through the school of. Gold in IdahobyW. W StaleyOriginally Published by Idaho Bureau of mines inthis book as been reprinted with additional information by Cascade Publications and added to make this one of the best sources for information on Gold Mining and Gold Depo.

Placer County, CA Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Placer County, CA. Gold mining deposit report for "Deposit " () in Placer County, California. Gold Placers of Montana. Charles J.

Lyden. Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Revised List all of the Districts in the State by county and by district. Includes Locations of each placer, production history, geology, statistics and much more.

Probably the best most complete book on Gold Placers in MT. Happy Hunting. Placer County runs between the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountains, against Sacramento County in the west and miles east to Lake Tahoe. Along the present-day southern border, gold was discovered in by James Marshall at.

1 day ago  A subsequent gold rush involving several hundred miners resulted, with placer mining in the canyon. Wright Bar was a notable site for placer gold found in. Placer Gold Deposits of the Sierra Nevada.

Paul D. Morrison. Gem Guides Book Company, - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Now available in one volume, the major placer locations of the Sierra Nevada, taken from the original publications of that region. Complete with maps and descriptive text.

BUTTE COUNTY. Everything in Placer County history leads to gold, from its name--the Spanish term for gold-bearing gravel--to the mining camps that sprouted overnight in its rugged river canyons.

Ecstatic cries of "Gold on the American River!" in launched the largest voluntary migration in the history of the world.

More About This Book Overview At the beginning of the 20th century, historian Herman Daniel Jerrett noted that there was "no other part of the world with a placer seam formation filled with small gold-bearing veins and veinlets, so great or so crumpled, crushed and its fold mashed together, as that on the Georgetown Divide.

Mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic mining work in this important re-issue of "Gold Placers of California". Unavailable sincethis publication. On the Nature of Placer Gold. Gold is found in all the rivers of the world in sizes ranging from nuggets that can weigh several pounds to tiny flakes that are the size of a grain of flour.

There is a size range between nuggets and flour gold that are called pickers because they can be picked up between the thumb and forefinger.

Quite possibly the most informative book available on the subject of placer gold mining. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface.

As such, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in. Anybody's Gold. The Story of California's Mining Towns (Gold Rush).

San Francisco. Chronicle Books. pps. 8vo. Hardcover. First edition thus. Foreward by Wallace Stegner. Fine copy in fine dust jacket. 15 Jackson, Joseph Henry. Anybody's Gold. The Story of California's Mining Towns (Gold.

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You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications. The Fair Play (California Mohawk) mine was a placer gold, drift mine just to the east of the town of Fair Play, which is located in the southern part of El Dorado County.

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A ton concrete statue of a Gold Rush era miner stands at the entrance to Old Town Auburn, a small collection of shops, restaurants, and antique stores. The statue is a representation of Claude Chana (), the prospector who discovered gold here in the foothills east of Sacramento on Eric and Jerry prospecting inside a gold mine in the Foresthill Mining District, Placer County, California.

Eric and Jerry prospecting inside a gold mine in the Foresthill Mining District, Placer County, California. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press. Placer County Gold Miners. likes 12 talking about this.

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Not Now. Related Pages. Oregon Mining Association. Nonprofit Organization. Gold Country Treasure Seekers - GCTS. Nonprofit Organization. Coarsegold Gold Prospector's. Nonprofit Organization. Hunt. In the 's, placer goldminers in california began drift mining, due to the hydraulic mining ban by Judge Lorenzo Sawyer in Drift mining is the removal of concentrated materal above and.

rgibson April McDonald-Loomis President Placer County Historical Society P. Box Auburn, CA April Bryanna Ryan Editor and Staff Writer () bryan September-October Vol Issue 5 On The Heritage Trail.

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In springWalker led a group of 30 about gold prospectors in Central Arizona. At the time, placer mining was a dangerous business due to Apache raids, so miners worked in pairs.

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The heyday of the gold rush was over. In word of the great California gold strikes reached the miners of Georgia, and they began preparing to go west.As early asgold was found in the Mosquito Valley of El Dorado County, more and more people found their way to the Gold Rush country, hundreds of mining camps sprung up all over the region.

One that flourished was Newtown, some nine miles southeast of Placerville. Established inNewtown was first settled by Swiss immigrants who spoke Italian and called the village.

I know what you're thinking - nope I never tried it. I don't need to make up a story. There are too many good gold prospects already out there so I don't need to make up one.

And I already found more than $60 billion in gold (but didn't receive a dime of gold for the major gold deposits I found in the Rattlesnake Hills of Wyoming or the co-discovered monster gold deposit in the Kuskokwim.