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2015 BMOA Mine Cleanup Day

Posted by Gold Nuggets on April 25, 2015 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We had a good crew of volunteers that showed up for our Mine Cleanup day for 2015. A huge thanks to the following people that worked through rain showers, sunshine and cold winds to get this project done:

Bob and Ruth, Earl, Damon, Anthony and Theresa, Craig and Linda, Paul, John, John West and Richard.

The pictures are posted on the photo gallery albums showing 3 (three) full trucks of trash that we picked up and hauled to the dump and everyones smiling, but tired faces. Again, a...

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2014 BMOA Christmas Party

Posted by Gold Nuggets on January 10, 2015 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Another wonderful BMOA Christmas Party this year and many thanks to the volunteers that helped set-up, decorate, prepare the foods and clean-up! As in years past, there was plenty of good food, gifts from the raffel table and lots of miners and their families showed up to eat and share their tales of chasing the gold this year....and, of course, Santa made an appearance for the youngsters. We had a great turnout this year and if you went home hungry, it was your own fault. Some pictures of th...

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Keep alert while on the creek....

Posted by Gold Nuggets on June 23, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

My mining partner and I were working our placer claim on Sharps Creek this past weekend and had an experience that I would like to share with fellow miners. It could have been a dangerous experience but turned out to be a really good scare instead.

We had just finished our run for the day and were doing the clean-up and equipment breakdown...getting ready to head to town to get something to eat. We had about a quarter bucket of cons to quick-pan and my partner was doing that while I bro...

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