Thomas Long "Pegleg" Smith (October 10, 1801 – October 1866) was a mountain man who, serving as a guide for many early expeditions into the American Southwest, helped explore parts of present-day New MexicoHe is also known as a fur trapper, prospector, and horse thief
Or the Chocolate Mountain range From Yuma to the Borrego badlands There is an awful lot of change Maybe three hills in the Muchacho's That helps confuse the lore In the dunes of furnace-killin' heat A mind-mirage spins folklore The confusion mounts when one is told There was another Peg-leg Smith Two Peg-leg Smiths' and a Peg-leg Pete
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The Kirton-Gunn Prospect is near Glamis, California Historically the site has been part of the Chocolate Mountains-Mesquite Mining District The Kirton-Gunn Prospect was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open
This table provides URL links to reports on producing, past producing, and special interest mines in the study area
The Peg Leg Mine is a mine located in Box Elder county, Utah at an elevation of 6,280 feet , Click here for more information on the active mining claims feature at Western Mining History Peg Leg Mine MRDS details Site Name Primary: Peg Leg Mine Commodity , Vipont Mountains Mineral Deposit Model Orebody Form: TABULAR .
Mojave Desert "A land of lost rivers, with little in it to love; yet a land that once visited must be come back to inevitably If it were not so there would be little told of it" ~ Mary Austin, Land of Little Rain The Mojave Desert stretches from the wedge-shaped Antelope Valley eastward across the Colorado River and into Arizona
Peg Leg Annie's house is still among the structures still standing at Rocky Bar and I saw a photo during my research that has that valley filled with buildings, that was the year before the fire It is almost tough to believe that there were that many people there at one time
There are numerous versions of the tale, with different variants claiming the mine is in California (though the Lost Peg-Leg mine may have more sway in that state) or Colorado (we even have paperwork regarding the Lost Dutchman's Gold Placer Mine, located near Breckenridge, in our collection)Far and away, the most common claims surround the Superstition Mountains in Arizona (with Weaver’s .
Chocolate Mts, Imperial Co, California, USA : The Chocolate Mountains are located in Imperial County and Riverside County in the Colorado Desert The mountains stretch more than 80 miles (130 km) in a NW to SE direction, SE from the Orocopia .
Mar 30, 2018· Peg Leg Smith, ranks right up there with America's legendary mountain men, including Bill Williams, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Joe Walker, Jed Smith and Tom Fitzpatrick He explored and trapped with all the great ones but unfortunately, there are no photos of him
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Mar 02, 2019· - Thomas L Smith, better known as 'Peg Leg,' (October 10, 1801–1866) was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tal Legends regarding his lost gold mine have grown through the years, and countless people have searched the desert for its fabulous wealth
Peg Leg arrived in California in early 1829 and stole a herd of horses, driving them to the mountains of New Mexico where they were sold at a handsome profit He partnered up with another famous mountain man, Jim Beckwourth and a Ute Indian chief named Walkara trapping and stealing hors
Directed by Stuart E McGowan With Gil Frye, Gloria Eaton, Andy Clyde, Ralph Sanford Jeanne De Courcey's family has been looking for the Lost Pegleg Mine for many years Peter Trumble also wants to locate the mine Peter uses Jeanne's little brother Robby to get every edge that he can to find the mine ,
I wrote the book tiled: "THE LOST DUTCHMEN MINE and PEG LEG PETE MINE My conclusions from my research in writing the book were: The Lost Dutchman Mine was activity worked (more or less) from the time of Jacob Waltz's death to the 1950's The only unanswered questions are is there a second MASSACRE SITE and where is the Peralta Gold Reply Delete
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Nov 23, 2014· The Vulture Mine is a long way off from the Superstition Mountains The Superstions are located a ways east of the Phoenix metro, while the Vulture Mine is located quite a ways west of the Phoenix metro Even in a car it's a long way! I've always been intrigued by the legend and myth surrounding the Dutchman and his fabled mine
Description: Thomas L Smith, better known as ‘Peg Leg,’ 1801-1866, was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tal Legends regarding his lost gold mine have grown through the years, and countless people have searched the desert for its fabulous wealth The mine could be within a few miles of this monument
Roan Mountain State Park, the ruins of the Peg Leg Mine Union General William Wilder (under Hooker) had managed an iron forge before the Civil War Afterward he returned to Tennessee in 1870, buying 7,000 acres on Roan Mountain for around $17,500 Wilder formed the Crabtree Orchard Mining Co
What he did not mention was that the mines in three regions on the mountain across from future Hamilton were only running sporadically because the portage around upper jam still made transportation costs too high By the summer of 1877, a 250-foot channel was cut through lower jam and the first steamer reached Mount Vernon
California The result of injury was an operation and three months in a wheelchair With a lot of on my hands, I decided to go on line and do research about the Lost Dutchman Mine After five years of research I wrote the book titled” “THE LOST DUTCHAN MINE and THE PEG LEG PETE MINE If I found the Lost Dutchman Mine or not is up to the reader
First, the name Peralta is evocated in "The Vigilante of Pizen Bluff" when Jacob Waltz gives the Peralta and Peg-Leg mines maps to Scrooge McDuck They are seen in "The Dutchman's Secret", when the Ducks learn about their history
Rosecrans moved to the Superstition Mountain area in 1946, settling on a claim belonging to Mrs Sina Lewis, an old woman he befriended Doc had spent a couple of years around Amboy Crater in California searching for the Lost Peg Leg Mine He made a trip over to ,
However, the turbulent geologic forces that formed the North Cascades fractured the deposits and dashed any hopes for neat, accessible coal seams to mine You can read more about those ventures in Ghost Camps and Boomtowns by JoAnn Roe, pages 155-59 and the 1906 Illustrated History, pages 117-18 Cokedale was by far the largest and longest .
The Lost Dutchman's Mine, The Lost Silver Mines of Jonathan Swift, The Lost Peg Leg Mine, Kokoweef, The Pearl Ship, Victorio Peak, Jim Bowie's Lost Mine/Cave, Lost Adams Diggings, Inca Treasures, Yamashita Treasure, The Iron Door and Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Jesuit Treasures
The Chocolate Mountains of California are located in Imperial and Riverside counties in the Colorado Desert of Southern California The mountains stretch more than 60 miles (100 km) in a northwest to southeast direction, and are located east of the Salton Sea and south and west of the Chuckwalla Mountains and the Colorado River
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Meet Shane at Picnic Shelter 1 ready to chase after some butterflies and learn why they love Roan Mountain The event starts at 9:30 am (RMSP) Peg Leg Hike — Interested in learning more about the early history of the park? Meet Shane at the Visitor’s Center and take a short hike on the historic Peg Leg Mine Trail The event starts at 11 .
In the desert somewhere west of Vurna, many expeditions have searched for the lost Peg-Leg Mine, said to have been discovered by a one-legged individual named Smith, about forty years ago Some thought the mine was located in Arizona, but whatever its location, it has never been found, and may have been only in the imagination of a rum-soaked .