Going For The Gold: The "New 49ers"
The first mention of "The New 49ers" came in a discussion of water quality on a recent Exchange.
Like the 49ers of old, they are in search of gold in the region's rivers.
And they say there is still plenty of gold to be had by modern miners.
But their efforts come at a time when suction dredge mining is under restrictions in both states.
We learn more about the New 49ers goals and tactics.