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Digging up the old

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Was up to the mine doing some work on the cabin and decieded to go down to the dig to see how things were going. This area is riddled with old underground diggings. This is some of the last tunnels that were just dug on Friday. This was about 15' down. Just trying to imagine what it was like back in those days and the work the old timers did just having to haul those timbers down a little hole to shore up their diggings. This was only maybe 4' wide and4' high. Tight quarters to work in. Yes there was a little gold left down there.

enjoy and HAGD

Allen in MT

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Thanks for sharing the pictures Allen. Are you running all the material through a trommel?

Matt

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It is amazing the lengths they went for the yellow metal and many were buried in their drift tunnels... Thanks for the pics.

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Thanks for sharing the pictures Allen. Are you running all the material through a trommel?

Matt

Here are a few pic's of what the guys are using at the mine, the mine belongs to a good friend of mine. I just go and detect behind them and pick up the crumbs as they don't have time to do it.

Allen

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Allen, Those are some way cool pics! Is there much oversize gold that comes off that opperation? I have never seen a big tromell in opperation since I have been interested in gold. Thanks,

Bunk

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:thumbsupanim Massive investment and looks like a fun op,color me green with envy-John :grin:

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