A Visit to the Chinese Placer Diggings Near Atlanta Idaho

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Massive Chinese diggings from the late 1800's just south of Atlanta Idaho on the Middle Fork Boise River. The diggings were mainly done by using derricks that were moved as they needed to when the tailings got to big. The Chinese miners were very efficient at gold mining, they were known for making a low grade deposit pay well because they were very thorough.

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