Route 66 Gold Miners

Things To Do On A Oatman Route 66 Stop In Arizona

 · Tucked away in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Oatman, Arizona is an old gold mining spot located along the famous Route 66. Once a deserted ghost town, today Oatman solely survives off tourist shops/attractions that lure visitors who come to see the well preserved period-specific architecture & wild burros that roam the streets.

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Gold Road, Arizona – Gone …. For Now – Legends of America

For Now. Gold Road, Arizona Mine, 1906. The ghost town of Gold Road stands in a canyon just beyond Sitgreaves Pass when traveling westbound Route 66. From Gold Road, one has a sweeping view of California to the southwest, and the gambling Mecca of Laughlin, Nevada to the west. Route 66 passes the Gold Road Mine in 1940.

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Route 66 gold miners february outing GPAA 2 quartz claim ...

 · Route 66 again heads out to the desert for some dry washing and gold cube action. Also the debute of the FUGLY 6000!!!

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Route 66 Gold Miners Inc.

People Looking For Real Gold & Treasure Adventures Route 66 Gold Miners, Inc., Orange County Chapter of the GPAA. We hold our monthly meetings in Brea, CA, centrally located in beautiful Southern ...

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Road Trip into the Old West

Between Kingman and Oatman, Route 66 is a narrow, paved two-lane road that winds through canyons so spectacular that it becomes difficult to keep your eyes on the road. Thankfully, there are pullouts, so you can stop and take in the views. ... It grew into a flourishing gold-mining center, when, in 1915, two miners found gold, the mine produced ...

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Oatman Arizona gold mining town located on historic Route 66

Oatman, Arizona is a gold mining town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, elevation 2700 ft., which began as a tent camp. Strike after strike kept Oatman alive, the biggest seems to be the 1915 strike of $14 million. The population of Oatman went from a few hundred to over 3500 within a year which lead to long waits at the restaurants.

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Oatman Arizona

 · Oatman Arizona - Ghost Town - Gold Mines US Route 66Support RVerTV Click Right Here: https://, HELP SUPPORT THIS …

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Route 66 Goldminers Club February 2015 Newsletter ...

 · As President of Route 66 Gold miners we will stand tall with PLP and their partners to fight this all the way to the very end. Kevin Tatum, President, Route 66 gold miners.

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Goldroad and the Oatman Mining District

Goldroad and the Oatman Mining District. One of Arizona''s most fascinating ghost towns, Goldroad is located along the zig-zags of Historic Route 66 in the mountains between Sitgreaves Pass and Oatman (Figures 1 and 2). This route was initially a well-traveled trail frequented by Native Americans for thousands of years.

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Route 66, Arizona

The 52 mile section of Route 66 between Topock and Kingman is the most spectacular remaining in Arizona, or perhaps the whole Southwest - the road crosses empty, cacti-strewn desert and the rugged Black Mountains, passing several old mining towns and other evocative ruins places the road is very steep and winding, so difficult for traffic that US 66 was at one time re-routed across flatter ...

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Hexahedron Mine

 · The only known record of gold production for the Hexahedron Mine was in the year 1893, when the U.S. Bureau of Mines listed the placer production from the Hexahedron at 116.68 ounces of gold. One of the most intriguing things about the mine are the rumors of there being a …

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Cool Springs and Black Mountains | Route 66 Through Arizona

Between Cool Springs and Oatman, old Route 66 twists and turns past recently reactivated gold mine workings while climbing up and over the angular Black Mountains. Steep switchbacks and 15-mph (24 km/h) hairpin turns carry the old road on a breathtaking more than 2,100-ft (640-m) change in elevation over a short 8 mi (12.8 km) of blacktop.

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Legends of America Photo Prints | Prospectors, Miners ...

Route 66; Old West; ... California Gold Mining, 1871 California Miners in front of stagecoach, 1894 Colorado - Prospector With Burros Colorado Pack Train Copper miners in Michigan, 1916 Death Valley, CA - 20-Mule Team Borax Wagons Death Valley, CA - 20-Mule Team, 1890 Gold panning ...

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Blue Cut, Cajon Pass, California Mojave Desert

Cajon Pass: Route 66 - Map Blue Cut Cajon Pass, separating the San Bernardino and San Gabriel ranges has long been an important natural gateway. It is traversed by Indian trails, emigrant routes, railroads, and a superhighway. Early in the 19th century it became the southern end of the Old Spanish or Salt Lake (Mormon) trail the 1840s it was the scene of massive horse-stealing raids led by ...

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Oatman

Located on Historic Route 66 is the lively gold mining town of Oatman. During the gold rush, Oatman, and its companion town of Goldroad, were the largest producers of gold in Arizona. There are no formal visitor services in Oatman, but all the shop owners will be happy to guide you to what you need. The Black Mountains Range is the perfect ...

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Route 66 Gold Miners

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Route 66 Gold Miners

Route 66 Gold Miners is located in beautiful Southern California. We are the Brea California Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA). Our non-profit chapter was formed in 2003, since then we have grown into one of the best and most active prospecting clubs in Southern California.

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Route 66 Gold Miners Inc

Route 66 Gold Miners Inc, Rock Clubs, 10/17/2030, Brea, California

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Route 66: Ghost Road Of Okies | AMERICAN HERITAGE

In fact, Edgerton surveyed the section of Route 66 that runs past his place. He remembers the Okies and Arkies as folks who would work for one dollar a day. "It made the gold miners in Oatman mad," he said, "and they told the Okies to work for more or get out.

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Old Route 66 Scenes by Bob Waldmire Postcard

place stamp route 66 was certified in 1926 when the nation adopted a numbered system of cross country, inter-state roads. fuuy paved by 1936 route es recame an importante legendary hohwaymortalized in literature, music, sa television, graduauy "replaced by huge, komogeneous interstates," 66 was decertified in 1985 ceasing to exist officially but wel over 80% of the old road t5 …

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Joplin, Missouri''s Mining Capital

Today the park offers a nice resting area for the road weary traveler much like it did in the days of Route 66. There is also a fine museum in the park with exhibits on the Joplin area, the mining days complete with an impressive mineral collection, and of course Route 66 exhibits. There''s a lot to see on Joplin''s Route 66.

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Oatman Mining town near Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch

 · Located 30 miles north of Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch along historic US Route 66 lies the remote mining town of Oatman, AZ, nestled high up in the Black Mountains. The town was formed in 1915 when two prospectors struck a $10 million gold lode in the area and the population soon grew from a small camp to a town with a population of 3,500.

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Gold Road, Arizona – Gone …. For Now – Legends of America

For Now. Gold Road, Arizona Mine, 1906. The ghost town of Gold Road stands in a canyon just beyond Sitgreaves Pass when traveling westbound Route 66. From Gold Road, one has a sweeping view of California to the southwest, and the gambling Mecca of Laughlin, Nevada to the west. Route 66 passes the Gold Road …

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Ghost Towns and Memories of Missouri''s Route 66

Like mining camps that sprang up during the discovery of gold and were later abandoned, Route 66 has left behind ghost towns and memories. Much of the road was cut through the Ozarks in the ...

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Route 66 gold miners. Lytle creek sluicing and dry washing ...

 · Route 66 gold miners took over lytle creek for our January outing. we show off a bunch of different sluices and even did some dry washing.

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Durlin Hotel--Route 66: A Discover Our Shared Heritage ...

Miners were sent elsewhere to work in the extraction of more valuable wartime metals. Oatman was fortunate because of its location on U.S. Highway 66, and local commerce shifted toward accommodating motorists traveling between Kingman, Arizona and Needles, California.

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Oatman, Arizona

The next time you''re out getting your kicks on historic Route 66 in Arizona, experience a bit of America''s golden past at the same time by stopping in the ghost town of Oatman. Born as a tent camp for gold miners in 1906, the town boomed, then busted in the 1940s, and has since come alive again.

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Gold Mining in America – Legends of America

Although some specimens of gold were collected in North Carolina and ia previous to the American Revolution, no excitement about the subject arose until the discovery in California in 1848. Before then, the gold-miner had pursued his occupation quietly, and without ever dreaming of enormous riches suddenly acquired; but, with the discovery on the Pacific Coast, all was changed.

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Vermont Gold – A Glitter of Hope – Legends of America

The first reports of gold in Vermont surfaced in 1845 when the State Geologist, C.B. Adam, reported in the First Annual Report on the Geology of Vermont that gold had been found in the town of Somerset. This statement, however, was downplayed and stirred little interest. Gold was again found about one mile west of Bridgewater in Dailey Hollow by Mathew Kennedy in 1851.

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Gold Prospecting Clubs

GPAA Brea, California Route 66 Gold Miners Contact: Max Maxilom (626)488-9310 GPAA Chico Chapter Contact: Mark Thompson (530)520-5134 East Bay GPAA Based in Concord, CA Contact: Brian Ramos (925)603-3271

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ROUTE 66 ROAD TRIP

» Route 66 is the main street of Oatman, AZ. Take a stroll down the 0.4 miles of Route 66 here, and you will be sure to see the famous Burros of Oatman! The town''s burros were brought to the area by gold miners to use as pack animals. When the mines closed down, the burros were set free and roamed freely around the town.

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Gold mining & prospecting clubs and organizations

Route 66 Gold Miners [Official GPAA Brea Chapter] Were on Facebook. Also check with the main database: G.P.A.A. Chapters. Contact: Mark Collins. Ph: (562) 668-7181. E-Mail: [email protected] . Meetings: Held 2nd Saturday of the month at 5:30pm, location 401 S Brea Blvd in Brea. CA.

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