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Lost Treasure is a magazine found both in print and online which describes lost treasures and different methods and items used finding them. Examples are lost mines and treasures, valuables lost during wars, theft or forgetfulness of the owners. The magazine includes tests of various metal detectors, such as the White's Metal detectors, other detector makes and models. Image File history File links Information_icon. ... The El Chino Mine located near Silver City, New Mexico is an open-pit copper mine Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually (but not always) from an ore body, vein, or (coal) seam. ... A U.S. Army soldier uses a metal detector to search for weapons and ammunition in Iraq Metal detectors use electromagnetic induction to detect metal. ...


The articles describe these matters in great detail, such as money lost in the US Civil War, stagecoach and train robberies committed by famous and not so famous outlaws, such as Jesse James and the Wild Bunch, the "Lost Dutchman" gold mine, treasure ships lost at sea due to pirates and foul weather, such as hurricanes. The magazine also depicts the locations of various ghost towns as well, offer an insight into history, especially that of the United States. The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the northern states, popularly referred to as the U.S., the Union, the North, or the Yankees; and the seceding southern states, commonly referred to as the Confederate States of America, the CSA, the Confederacy... Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847–April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, the most famous member of the James-Younger gang. ... Front row left to right: Harry A. Longabaugh, alias the Sundance Kid, Ben Kilpatrick, alias the Tall Texan, Robert Leroy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy; Standing- Will Carver, alias News Carver & Harvey Logan, alias Kid Curry; Fort Worth, Texas, 1901. ... This article is about mineral extraction. ... Look up pirate and piracy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about weather phenomena. ... A street corner in the ghost town of Bodie, California. ...


There are a combination of photos and drawn illustrations to illustrate the articles, such as pictures of ships, stagecoaches, old guns such as muskets and "six-shooters", gunfights, old buildings, animals, mainly snakes and scorpions crawling about in or on boxes, chests, some damaged by theft and/or by the elements, exposing their contents, often gold, silver coins and/or jewels, gold and/or silver ingots, famous and not so famous people, especially outlaws and pirates, "lawmen", such as Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. The drawn illustrations are usually done in pencil, charcoal, and some are copies of oil and watercolor illustrations. Superfamilies and Families Henophidia Aniliidae Anomochilidae Boidae Bolyeriidae Cylindrophiidae Loxocemidae Pythonidae Tropidophiidae Uropeltidae Xenopeltidae Typhlopoidea Anomalepididae Leptotyphlopidae Typhlopidae Xenophidia Acrochordidae Atractaspididae Colubridae Elapidae Hydrophiidae Viperidae Ophidian redirects here. ... Superfamilies Pseudochactoidea Buthoidea Chaeriloidea Chactoidea Iuroidea Scorpionoidea See classification for families. ... Jewellery (spelled jewelry in American English) consists of ornamental devices worn by persons, typically made with gems and precious metals. ... Wyatt Earp at about age 21, photo about 1869 Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp (March 19, 1848 – January 13, 1929), was a teamster, sometime buffalo hunter, officer of the law in various Western frontier towns, gambler, and saloon-keeper in the Wild West and the U.S. mining frontier from California... Bat Masterson in 1879. ... A Pencil. ... Charcoal is the blackish residue consisting of impure carbon obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances. ... View of Delft in oil paint, by Johannes Vermeer. ... Watercolor is a painting technique making use of water-soluble pigments that are either transparent or opaque and are formulated with gum to bond the pigment to the paper. ...


Famous people depicted include Pancho Villa and William Quantrill who were alleged to have cached loot and treasures as they had carried out their operations. In some old houses (It is strongly advised that permission from the property owner be obtained, and this is often stated in the magazine, to avoid legal and personal dangers.), the window sill and the walls often conceal treasures, incl. historical relics, such as period newspapers and comic books, as well as money. Even old bottles are collected and sold at extraordinary prices. It is expected that the treasure hunter, called a TH'er, respect people and property, and this is also strongly stated in the magazine. A graphical timeline is available here: Timeline of the Mexican Revolution Doroteo Arango Arámbula (June 5, 1878 – July 23, 1923) — better known as Francisco Villa or, in its diminutive form, Pancho Villa — was one of the foremost leaders and best known generals of the Mexican Revolution, between 1911 and... William Clark Quantrill of Quantrills Raiders William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865), was a pro-Confederate guerrilla fighter during the American Civil War whose actions, particularly a bloody raid on Lawrence, Kansas, remain controversial to this day. ... A treasure-trove is gold, silver, gems, money, jewellery, etc found hidden under ground or in cellar or attics, etc. ...


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Tucson Weekly: Lost Treasure (December 5 - December 11, 2002) (1469 words)
Supposedly, they stashed their treasures in a silver mine in the area referred to as Carreta Canyon, which is probably what is now called Peck Canyon, and covered the entrance with a heavy wooden door.
For Mary Kasulaitis, a resident of Arivaca and local librarian, the idea of lost treasures is all bunk perpetuated by Mitchell, who she believes was a better storyteller than prospector.
Lost treasure or not, the stories will continue to be told and the seekers will come with guidebooks and hope.
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