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Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.
  
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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2020 22:52    Post subject: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Jim and I had the great pleasure of driving to Colorado to dig with the Dorris family (from the tv show “The Prospectors”). We brought along two friends from our hometown.
The Sky Hawk is just down from the Smoky Hawk claim.



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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2020 22:56    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2020 23:09    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 08:51    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Thank you Gail for the photos. I find the TV show quite interesting because it shows how difficult it is to find minerals.

Have a nice and safe day.

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 09:13    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Thank you. I have lots more photos to add.
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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 12:26    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 12:31    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 12:43    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 12:50    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2020 16:24    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Looks like a good day. Sorry I didn't make it up there this summer. Thanks for sharing.
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2020 07:05    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Thanks Gail, great report from a wonderful locality :-)
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2020 08:05    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

Thank you both!


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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2020 08:11    Post subject: Re: Sky Hawk claim, Lake George, Colorado. Dorris Family.  

What fun


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