California Gold Rush Set for Revival
Source: FoxNews, Adam Housley (9/13/11)
"An operating underground gold mine is set to open in California's Mother Lode."
Nestled in the foothills of the towering Sierra, towns like Sutter Creek, Amador City and Angels Camp evoke a romantic past, with the only gold mining here now just a few people with pans. But for the first time since the 1950s, California's Mother Lode will have more than just a tourist draw, as an operating underground gold mine is set to open.
As prices of gold soar around the world, mining begins to move forward. Sutter Gold Mine says it will be fully operational within six months and should pour its first gold bar within a year. . .View Full Article