Tag: Mining

Angel's Camp California true west

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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