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2015 Fraser River Gold Panning Championships!!

Coming up quick! (August 22nd – 23rd) This years event will be held at the Anderson Creek Campground in Boston Bar, BC Canada by gold panning champion Yukon Dan! (MAP)

If you want to get there early, there is FREE Gold Panning for all on August 20th & 21st! Gold panning on the Fraser River in Yale from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. All you bring is your boots! Also, August 22nd is “Free” metal detecting for kids 7:30 p.m. All money & one once copper bars found kids get to keep. (must bring own metal detector) Held at Anderson Creek Campground Boston Bar.

For more information, visit Yukon Dan’s website: http://yukondan.com/home.php?page=championships


Sweet! The newest episode of Gold Trails is about metal detecting on the beach. I love beach detecting! You never know what treasure (usually junk) that you will find. Gold Trails Episode 8 “Sun Kissed Gold” premieres this Saturday morning!

Saddle up and see the ghost towns of the Southwest | Dallas Morning News

DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, Calif. — The Amargosa Hotel was once a hub of activity. The Spanish Colonial-style buildings were filled with workers from the Pacific Coast Borax Co.Saddle up and see the ghost towns of the Southwest | Dallas Morning News

Once the mine shut down, the people left, leaving the U-shaped hotel and the opera house attached to it at the center of what is now considered a ghost town.

“There wasn’t much reason for people to stick around, other than to stay at the hotel or visit the opera house,” the Amargosa’s Bob Muldowney said during a tour of the opera house. “Now, that’s all that’s left.”


Saddle up and see the ghost towns of the Southwest | Dallas Morning News.

Treasure hunter finds historic ship with metal detector off Oregon coast | FOX2now.com

SEASIDE, OR (KPTV) — A man who was trying out his newly-purchased metal detector on the Oregon coast stumbled upon what might be historical artifact.

Seaside resident Ben Hidy said he was just hoping to find some coins when he ventured out to the dunes to try out his new metal detector.

However, Hidy said he picked up a reading for “solid iron” and started digging.

Click here for the entire story.

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