Hi Guys, I take a road trip to the beautiful small town of Downieville, California. Here I talk about the towns rich gold rush history and enjoy the day in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Thanks for watching! Base Camp Chris VISIT CALIFORNIA https://www.visitcalifornia.com/ EXPLORE CALIFORNIA https://explorecaliforniatravel.com/ DOWNIEVILLE HISTORY https://westernmininghistory.com/towns/california/downieville/
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North Bay Resources Inc. (OTCQB: NBRI) has rehabilitated over a mile of underground workings and has broken through to what was the most productive area of the mine when it was unexpectedly forced to close in 1942 by order of the U.S. Government pursuant to War Production Board Order L-208. A recent NI 43-101 Technical Report highlighted an April 1987 interview with Lewis Huelsdonk, the Ruby mine manager at the time, quoted as saying, "It seemed like we no sooner got onto the gold when the war broke out and the government closed the mine. We were right in the middle of taking these nuggets, so you can imagine how we felt at the time."
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Epic downhill trails in Downieville, CA. Gold Valley Rim Trail - Babyheads Connector Trail - Big Boulder Rider: Taco Dave
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Randy goes out and finds some old mining trails in this one broh! Get out there and strike it rich. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trailpeek/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrailPeek/ Visit our website: https://trailpeek.com/ Buy a Trail Peek T Shirt: https://trailpeek.com/store/ Our Gear: Tires: http://bit.ly/2nm3wHS Gimbal: http://amzn.to/2mtiNUq Helmet: https://goo.gl/aFpHgp Shoes: https://goo.gl/HEFPY9 Pedals: https://goo.gl/IayqeI Big thanks to our sponsors that keep us going! Wilderness Trail Bikes - http://www.wtb.com/ Camelbak - https://www.camelbak.com/
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Video of our family effort to have some fun on the NF Yuba River, pan & sluice for fine flood gold. Everyone had a great time in the 3 hours we spent...and we got some nice, fine flood gold for our efforts!
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Shown here are traditional mining techniques originally practiced by the 1849ers and carried on by professional gold prospectors to this day. Gold is commonly found at the intersection of bedrock and the quartz layer, under boulders and in some trees. Due to its chemical makeup, gold also occurs in some leafy plants. This video, paid for by the public school system, is intended to educate today's young people about the wonders of gold mining. Follow all tips safely to achieve a minimum yield of 200,000 micrograms gold per day. Epic learning music provided by Knife Party- support their commitment to learning today!
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Welcome to Sierra City! The elevation of Sierra City is 5,407 feet (1,648 m) and the town is situated in the canyon of the North Yuba River on California State Route 49, twelve miles northeast of the county seat of Sierra County, Downieville. The population was 221. High in the majestic Sierra Nevada mountains, nature used the wild waters of the North Yuba river to carve our little townsite, a natural observation deck for the mighty Sierra Buttes, gateway to the magnificent lakes basin and a refreshing portal on the famous Pacific Crest Trail. Here, hikers, cyclists, hunters, anglers and boaters have a world of choices for adventure and challenge. Lodging and dining are sumptuous in the pine air, which makes food taste better and sound sleep natural. Your soul is restored.
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A little fun with Google Earth Overlay of Ancient River Bed Gold in California. *THIS IS NOT INTENDED FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES* GENERAL CALIBRATION of Points: Yuba City, Grass Valley, Oroville, Forbestown, Camptonville. I had NO SCALE to work from, just approximate town locations, waterways.
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California's picturesque foothills fed by the clear crystal snow runoff from the Sierra, home to the many diverse Native American cultures was forever changed when James Marshall discovered Gold in California at Sutter's Mill in 1848 and set off the largest gold rush in history. Reminders of this abundantly rich history can be found everywhere along Hwy 49 as it winds and meanders through the Mother Lode mining towns of days gone by, through flowering white dogwoods, olive colored oaks and towering cedar, the remnants of history; old stone cabins and buildings, mining equipment, and stamp mills that were used to crush gold-bearing quartz. This historic area needs to be preserved and shared to save the heritage and rugged beauty of Hwy 49 and Gold Country, one of California's most precious resources, for everyone, everywhere. Today along this incredible American byway is a region of quaint bed and breakfasts, shops lining historic main streets, award winning wineries, fine restaurants, antique and gift shops, art galleries, golf courses, unlimited recreation and the chance to travel back in time... A 9.5 minute video covering Gold Rush history in the first half and Gold Country today in the second half. www.historichwy49.com #Sutter #Marshall #highway49 #americanriver #gold #panning #Coloma #Nisenan #Cullomain #suttersmill #Sonora #Mariposa #Oakhurst #Angelscamp #MarkTwain #Nevadacity #Grassvalley #Suttercreek #Downieville #rush #49er #mine #miner #mining #history #Califonia #motherlode #suttersfort #nativeamerican #historichwy49.com
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Doing some prospecting on Pat Keene's claim - The 'Finney Claim' here in Downieville, CA. The old timers found a lot of gold in this area during the Gold Rush in the late 1800's - This claim was famous back in the Gold Rush for a find of one of the largest nuggets in California at 5004 ounces!!! 1
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Me set up and sluicing flood material in a big gravel bar below the confluence of the Downie & NF Yuba Rivers...got some good fine gold!
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Encountering Downieville's historic landmark - The Sheriff's Gallows on Highway 49 in California. See it at: https://youtu.be/LH0IlaHCiuA Driving along Highway 49 was definitely one of the highlights of our road trip. I loved riding with the window down to breathe the fresh mountain air and listen to the Yuba River crashing by! One destination that Neek, Sar and I really wanted to check out along this stretch of road was Downieville, which has a very interesting history. Named after Major William Downie who, along with a group of other miners, made camp here in their search for gold in 1849, Downieville was an important "49er" gold rush town in California. By 1851, the population rose to a peak of 5,000 people living in what was then called "The Forks", named because two rivers converged there. With a population according to Wikipedia of 282, it is considered one of the least changed gold rush towns in California, and driving into it, we could see its rustic past still living! Read more and see photos at: lexandneek.wordpress.com/2018/02/14/downieville-california-on-hwy-49-a-most-unusual-historic-landmark-road-trip-day-10-ep-26/ https//lexandneek.wordpress.com https://www.instagram.com/lexandneek/ https://www.pinterest.com/lexandneek/ https://www.facebook.com/LexandNeek https://twitter.com/LexandNeek Music: The Engagement by Silent Partner Music track courtesy of YouTube Music Library
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4:30 PM and just got into town and into our hotel...I walked to the confluence of the NF Yuba and Downir Rivers and prospected -- found a NICE picker in a crack right after this video!
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Visiting a shop called 'Soiled Doves' that was the original site of a brothel in the old Gold Rush town of Downieville California near the Yuba River - I also did some gold prospecting that weekend!
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Doing some prospecting on Pat Keene's claim - The 'Finney Claim' here in Downieville, CA. The old timers found a lot of gold in this area during the Gold Rush in the late 1800's - This claim was famous back in the Gold Rush for a find of one of the largest nuggets in California at 5004 ounces!!! 2
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First crevice at Downieville, CA, and I find a nice flat picker in it! What a thrill....they took millions of dollars of gold out of this Downie & NF Yuba River confluence area in the mid-1800s. I got some too...
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the old Gold Rush town of Downieville near the Yuba River 3
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Old building structures in the old Gold Rush town of Downieville near the Yuba River
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New York John and I decided to check out the fresh flood gold down on the Yuba river after the epic floods of this past winter. We didn't get as much gold as we had hoped but still had an amazing mining adventure! Thanks for watching.
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Visiting the 16 to 1 mine store called Sierra Gold in the old Gold Rush town of Downieville near the Yuba River - Showing us gold in its quartz matrix from the mine 9
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Visiting the Downieville museum in the old Gold Rush town of Downieville California near the Yuba River - I also did some gold prospecting that weekend 4
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California Gold Prospecting - http://www.california-gold-rush-miner.us/ California Gold claims. San Diego gold prospecting. This is a SPMA gold claim in eastern San Diego County. This is Noble Canyon located near Pine Valley. For investment or just a very special unique gift visit: http://www.california-gold-rush-miner.us for a large selection of natural gold nuggets, silver nuggets, gold pinpointers, gram scales & pro gold picks. If you would like to see more of our videos, please visit our YouTube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/GoldProspecter/ Also, to stay up with the current trends visit our blog through the link below and get a free subscription today: http://www.california-gold-rush-miner.us/california-gold-rush-miner/ Gold Nuggets For Sale Gold prospecting
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The old Gold Rush town of Downieville near the Yuba River 4
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Prospecting the in the Downieville area for the weekend on Pat Keene's claim - The famous 'Finney Claim' - A lot of gold was taken from this area during the California Gold Rush by the old 49ers! Pats claim is on the North fork Yuba River - Back in the days, one of the largest nuggets ever found in California during the Gold Rush weighed 5004 ounces!
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Gold slucing in Butte Co Paradise CA. using a crevise sucker, sluicebox,
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I found a little gold on Pat Keene's claim - The 'Finney Claim' here in Downieville, CA. The old timers found a lot of gold in this area during the Gold Rush in the late 1800's - This claim was famous back in the Gold Rush for a find of one of the largest nuggets in California at 5004 ounces!!! 4
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An old church in the old Gold Rush town of Downieville near the Yuba River 5
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I found a little gold on Pat Keene's claim - The 'Finney Claim' here in Downieville, CA. The old timers found a lot of gold in this area during the Gold Rush in the late 1800's - This claim was famous back in the Gold Rush for a find of one of the largest nuggets in California at 5004 ounces!!! 3
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