Pounds of Gold – Gold Mining
From the 1700’s all the way to 1970 Gold was valued at $20 per ounce. When this documentary was put on digital (Oct. 2017) gold was trading at about $1250 per troy ounce. Great documentary!
Glenn Wadstein mined Sterling Creek Mine from 1986-2001 and found pounds and pounds of gold.
He built his own equipment and treated the job as a sand and gravel operation. Here’s the equipment he built, the way he moved overburden to reveal the ore and how he processed the ore to filter out the gold. Read more