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Burroughs Dredge - Idaho Gold

The second dredge was built by the Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company and operated in the river in the area from where the Raft River joins the Snake to near Burley. This suction-type dredge operated for about ten years and, because of its low operating costs, did return profits. The mining company also built large water wheels in the river just below the present site of Minidoka Dam, and ...

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Minidoka (Sweetzer-Burroughs Dredge), Snake River Area ...

Minidoka (Sweetzer-Burroughs Dredge), Snake River Area, Blaine Co., Idaho, USA : REF:Deposit:: SHANNON, E.V., 1922, MINERALOGY OF SOME BLACK SANDS FROM IDAHO, WITH A ...

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SNAKE RIVER GOLD By, Lawrence L. Dee, Geologist

The first, the Burroughs Dredge, was reportedly built about 1892 and operated from the mouth of the Raft River down to the Starrhs Ferry Ganyon. The dredge consisted of a boiler, engine, and six-inch sand pump. The richest gravel it found was at the mouth of the Raft River which ran 37 cents a cubic yard (gold at $20/ounce). The Burroughs dredge was very modern for its time and was capable of ...

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Snake River - Idaho Gold

23/12/2012  The second dredge was built by the Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company and operated in the river in the area from where the Raft River joins the Snake to near Burley. This suction-type dredge operated for about ten years and, because of its low operating costs, did return profits. The mining company also built large water wheels in the river just below the present site of Minidoka Dam,

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A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho on JSTOR

One of the exceptions to the many rigs that had disappointing results was the Sweetser-Burroughs dredge, which went into the Snake near its convergence with the Raft River thirty miles from the railroad head at Minidoka and was the product of evolution over several years. Lewis Sweetser and the Burroughs brothers had been classmates at Yale University and had graduated from Yale’s Sheffield ...

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ERBzine Wild West and ERB - Edgar Rice Burroughs

Gold Mining Dredge and "El Nido" Houseboat on Snake River, Idaho. The Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company's Coal Bin and Tug on Snake River, Idaho. BURROUGHS NOVELS IN A WESTERN SETTING. The Bandit of Hell's Bend ERB C.H.A.S.E.R. Modest Stein colour DJ: The Bandit of Hell's Bend ILLUSTRATED VERSION: Large DJ Image Large Image of Cover Art ERB started writing in

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Minidoka (Sweetzer-Burroughs Dredge), Snake River

Minidoka (Sweetzer-Burroughs Dredge), Snake River Area, Blaine Co., Idaho, USA : REF:Deposit:: SHANNON, E.V., 1922, MINERALOGY OF SOME BLACK SANDS FROM IDAHO, WITH A ...

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Ill-starred gold-mining venture worked out well for

08/03/2015  Had Edgar Rice Burroughs and his brothers been successful with their Snake River gold dredge, Ed likely would never have had the time or inspiration to start writing “John Carter of Mars,” “At the Earth's Core” and “Tarzan” books. The historic Gold Dredge No. 3 on Cracker Creek in Sumpter still sits in the shallow water in which it operated, and is now listed in the National ...

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JCB 1647: II Sweetser - Burroughs Connection

In 1891 he formed a partnership with L.H. Sweetser, running cattle on lower Raft River. George T. Burroughs (who later engaged in the hardware business in Burley) soon thereafter joined the partnership. Harry Burroughs was also interested with his partners in gold dredging on Snake River in early days, between Raft River and Starrh's Ferry. Shortly after 1900 he managed a gold dredge for a ...

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Snake River Dredge Turbidity Monitoring - NexSens

Snake River Dredge Turbidity Monitoring Northern Resource Consulting. Home / Case Studies / Data Buoy. The Snake River flows through parts of Washington and Idaho and is an important lane for transportation and shipping goods in the Pacific Northwest. But, over time, its value is impacted by sediment buildup that slows transportation down. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, charged with ...

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Edgar Rice Burroughs - Wikipedia

In 1903, Burroughs joined his brothers, Yale graduates George and Harry, who were, by then, prominent Pocatello area ranchers in southern Idaho, and partners in the Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company, where he took on managing their ill-fated Snake River gold dredge, a classic bucket-line dredge.

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Edgar Rice Burroughs in Idaho - Author Adventures

“Edgar was the younger brother of George and Harry Burroughs, prominent ranchers in the Pocatello area of southern Idaho and partners in the Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company. And Edgar was there to manage the company’s newest venture: a gold dredge that would work the Snake River on the border between the two states. Edgar was a bit ...

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Talk:Edgar Rice Burroughs - Wikipedia

The period referred to is 1903-1904, when Burroughs was with his brothers, who were conducting dredge-mining operations for gold and silver in the Idaho/Oregon area of the Snake River. “Ed” is Edgar, and the Raft River is a branch of the Snake River in SE Idaho.

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Snake River and similar rivers Frankensaurus

In 1903, Burroughs joined his brothers, Yale graduates George and Harry, who were, by then, prominent Pocatello area ranchers in southern Idaho, and partners in the Sweetser-Burroughs Mining Company, where he took on managing their ill-fated Snake River gold dredge, a classic bucket-line dredge. Edgar Rice Burroughs-Wikipedia

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Project MUSE - A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho

2715 North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218 +1 (410) 516-6989 [email protected] ©2020 Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University

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Livin' on the dredge: Army Corps mucks out the Snake ...

Yet dredging and dams go hand-in-hand: Though the four lower Snake dams do produce about 5 percent of the Northwest’s power, their real reason for being is to harness the river for navigation ...

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Snake River Dredge Turbidity Monitoring - NexSens

Snake River Dredge Turbidity Monitoring Northern Resource Consulting. Home / Case Studies / Data Buoy. The Snake River flows through parts of Washington and Idaho and is an important lane for transportation and shipping goods in the Pacific Northwest. But, over time, its value is impacted by sediment buildup that slows transportation down. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, charged with ...

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Livin' on the dredge: Army Corps mucks out the Snake ...

Yet dredging and dams go hand-in-hand: Though the four lower Snake dams do produce about 5 percent of the Northwest’s power, their real reason for being is to harness the river for navigation ...

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Offbeat Oregon: Was the Bridge of the Gods a real thing ...

09/10/2019  It is very likely that Burroughs — who spent some time in the late 1800s as a cowboy and later a gold-dredge operator in the Snake River country of Idaho and Eastern Oregon — got the idea for this feature from the Native American legends of the “Bridge of the Gods,” on the Columbia River. The legend — or legends, rather, since there are as many different versions as there were Indian ...

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Dredging - Port of Lewiston

Recent dredging of the Snake River Channel took place in 1999, 2006 and 2015. In November 2014 the USACE issued two Records of Decision in advance of maintenance dredging for the Lower Snake River. The first was for the long-term Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and the second was for a current “immediate need” action (dredging) to re-establish the ...

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Project MUSE - A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho

2715 North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218 +1 (410) 516-6989 [email protected] ©2020 Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University

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Corps completes dredging in Snake-Clearwater rivers ...

Maintenance dredging last occurred in the lower Snake River navigation channel in the winter of 2005-2006. “Navigation on the lower Snake River is now safer,” said Lt. Col. Timothy Vail, Walla Walla District Commander. “We considered potential alternatives, determined dredging was the only effective short-term tool for addressing problem sediment.” Dredging initially took place at the ...

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Blaine Co., Idaho, USA - Mindat

Minidoka (Sweetzer-Burroughs Dredge), Snake River Area, Blaine Co., Idaho, USA. Reference: USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States" ⓘ Malachite. Formula: Cu 2 (CO 3)(OH) 2. Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region. Reference: RM 70:4 pp 242-263 ⓘ Marcasite. Formula: FeS 2. Localities: Minnie Moore and Silver Star-Queens Mine ...

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Lewiston Morning Tribune: Dredging on docket for

15/08/2014  The plan, which is 3,905 pages long and cost $16 million to prepare, calls for dredging the navigation channel of the lower Snake River at the confluence of the Clearwater River as early as between Dec. 15 and Feb. 28 this winter. It also identifies a number of other tools the agency can use to manage sediment accumulation over the next 20 years. The agency has been working on the plan

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A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho by Clark C. Spence ...

Early Snake River Boom 2. The Black Sands Craze 3. The Burroughs Brothers 4. Pierce 5. Florence 6. Elk City and Newsome 7. Stanley Basin and Yankee Fork 8. Salmon City and Leesburg 9. South and Middle Forks of the Boise River 10. The Yukon Dredge 11. Warren 12. Boise Basin 13. Dredging Rare Metals 14. Other Dredge Grounds and Snake-Salmon ...

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Nome Offshore Placer deposits (ARDF #NM253) Au

The glacial deposits are roughly centered on the projection of Snake River, before it makes an abrupt easterly turn to its present mouth. The offshore marine glacial deposits have been mapped by high-resolution seismic studies, first by Tagg and Greene (1973), then, using refined instruments and techniques, by Graul and others (1989). The gold in the auriferous glacial deposits was at least ...

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