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Mining Days

by Kayak Peter Wait

Table of Contents

In the 70's and 80's I spent time placer mining in the Sierra Nevada and the Trinity Alps of California. This an account of that time, some of the people I met and their stories.
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Table of Contents
JEFFERSON, CALIF. Introducing a town of the Mother Lode,
Mining in the Sierra Nevada in the 1970's
JORSTAD CABIN Introducing a Gold Camp in the Trinity Alps,
Mining during the 1930's through 80's
FIRST TALE How the Gold Pan Got the Hole in the Rim
& The Muffin Pan with the Hole in One Cup
SECOND TALE Do Bears Shit in the Woods?
from SF Examiner, dated 11/2/91
its construction & maintenance
PHOTOS of a Gold Camp in the Trinity Alps, 1981-84

     That's all for now, Kayak Peter

P.S. Here are some links to other websites of interest...

This is the last working mine at Allegheny in the Sierra Nevada not far from Jefferson. Check out the comics and the pictures of specimen gold.

edited by Peter J Wait, 4/28/04 9:37:08 AM