Tag: Mining

Edward Doheny

Daniel Day-Lewis, who recently announced his retirement from acting, won a Best Actor Oscar for 2007’s There Will Be Blo…

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Lucky Cuss

The tall, lanky prospector brushed back his thick, matted, unkempt hair and looked out across a jumble of high mesa hill…

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Angels Camp Gold Rush

One of the stranger gold strike stories comes from Angels Camp, California in 1856. Bennager Rasberry was squirrel hunti…

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The Lucky Cuss Mine

The story of rags-to-riches prospector Ed Schieffelin and his Lucky Cuss Mine is one of Arizona’s greatest Horatio Algie…

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Arizona’s Shangri La

When one imagines pristine Arizona’s dry, desolate, sun-baked deserts in the 1850s it’s difficult to picture any of it a…

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