Odds ‘n’ Sods










Odds ‘n’ Sods: Gold in Union County, South Carolina

Early in 1979 I had been transferred by Newmont Mining from Western Australia where I had been working as the exploration manager, to take up a newly created role as exploration manager for the eastern United States.


Moments from the Toodoggone River Tube Race on July 31, 1981.  Vic Hardy tests the water to begin the race.

Odds ‘n’ sods: The Toodoggone River Tube Race of 1981

VANCOUVER — On July 31, 1981, nearly 200 geologists and support crews stood speechless along the gravel banks of the remote Toodoggone River in north-central B.C., as a helicopter landed before them alongside the frigid, glacial-fed water.



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