Report on Lake Havasu, Mohave County, Arizona, San Bernadino County, California: EPA Region IX The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, 1970 by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed … Continue reading
Ride to the top of the Sierra Buttes and Saddleback Look Outs in Sierra County. See loads of Gold Rush history and vista views! Great interview with Tony the Saddleback Mountain Lookout, and tour of the inside of his lookout apartment…Sierra County, CA. http://www.woodsriders.org/
http://www.ncngrrmuseum.org/ (530) 470-0902 Open Friday – Tuesday 10 to 4 at No. 5 Kidder Court, Nevada City, California. Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum is part of the Nevada County Historical Society. Real working engines and cars in the rail yard. Steam Engines. Inside is the famous Engine 5 which … Continue reading
http://www.goldrushnuggets.com We just got in this amazing collection of gold specimens from the Round Mountain Mine in Nevada. Gold from Round Mountain is highly collectable and produces amazing gold specimens unlike anywhere else. It is a HUGE open pit mine (google some pictures of the mine, it is quite a … Continue reading
Contact the Nevada County Historical Society: For more information. This sort video highlights the Nevada County Historical Society’s four museums in Nevada County celebrating the California Gold Rush, area mining history, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad, and the many innovations and innovators which frequented this area. The Searls Historical … Continue reading
Take a memorial day dual sport ride thru the backwoods of Nevada and Sierra Counties in search of old gold mines. MAP LINKY https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=215646719774791661952.0004e20d532d677c6c710&msa=0&ll=39.352352,-120.855789&spn=0.288308,0.676346 This video was produced by Newmont Mining Corporation and gives a general overview of gold mining in Nevada from extraction to reclamation.
Smack in the heart of Gold Country lies Jackass Flats Road, in an area referred to by Nevada City locals as The Ridge. This lunar landscape was most likely the result of hydraulic mining during the Gold Rush years. It is an amazing place to witness from the ground, let … Continue reading