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Holey Granite Rocks, Batman!

Massive granite boulders are one of the beautiful components of the scenery out here in the Elkhorn Mountains.  But, occasionally you might come across some with numerous holes like the one pictured below.  Some of the holes might be an … Continue reading

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What Does a Train Have to Do With a Dredge?

Gold was discovered in Sumpter in 1862.  For most of us the vision that statement might bring to mind is reminiscent “paint your wagons” or a similar old-timey gold rush film; one of mass populations of miners flooding the valley … Continue reading

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