Arizona Gold Dredging
American Mining Rights Association – AMRA gold dredging the Hassyampa River in Arizona.
The Hassayampa River was most actively worked between 1885 and 1890. there is reportedly an old timer saying about prospecting on the Hassyampa River that goes like:
“If ya wash yer face in the Hassayampa River ya can pan four ounces of gold dust from yer whiskers.”
Well, when it comes to prospectors exaggerating about gold, it’s similar to fishermen exaggerating about the one that got away. but, the truth is there was and still is quite a lot of gold in Arizona. Read more