Virginia City and Carson City Nevada V&T Railway – Gold Hill Spur

On July 23, 2010 we took a short trip on the Virginia and Truckee Railway to Gold Hill and back. It was well worth the trip to see the old mine workings from one of the largest gold strikes in history called the Comstock Lode. Incredible views of the desert … Continue reading

Rich Hill Arizona Gold Prospecting Day 2 – Part I

Enter our monthly contest to win cool prizes to help you find more treasure. February’s prize is a Garrett Pro Pointer! Enter and get details at: http://highplainsprospectors.com/blog/?p=771 Don’t forget to check out our blog for more updated prospecting and treasure hunting information! www.highplainsprospectors.com/blog Rich Hill Arizona Gold Prospecting Day 2-Part … Continue reading

Gold Hill NV Catholic Cemetery Tour With Lord Rick

This burial ground resides in the hills of Gold Hill a semi ghost town with a very deep rich mining history. Many of the graves here are vandalized and abused. Many of them are scattered amongst the sage brush. We apologize for the low audio grade it was very breezy … Continue reading

GPZ 7000 at Roadrunner Prospecting Club claims on Rich Hill, AZ

The day my new Minelab GPZ 7000 arrived I headed west to Rich Hill in Arizona, where I am a member of the Roadrunner Prospecting Club. See Rich Hill claims like you’ve never seen them before as members take their first look at the newly released GPZ 7000. See the … Continue reading