Category: Mining

The Curry County Gold Rush

The Curry County Gold Rush

An excellent contribution from two students from our local high school. It is a presentation that provides a brief historical overview of the early days of mining in…

Modern Sixes Pacer Mine South Fork (front)

Sixes River Placer Mining

These three undated photographs show “placering” (a.k.a. “placer mining”) up the South Fork of Sixes River. These photos show “modern” placer mining known as hydraulicking which breaks up…