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by Mike McChesney
Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:40 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: NEW Jacob Waltz Information
Replies: 17
Views: 17262

Re: NEW Jacob Waltz Information

Joe, I saw that, and thank those folks for me. The funny thing is that nobody probably got to see the post that got me banned (till May 13th). Since Bill answered your post and mentioned me (although misspelled), I decided to answer him. I told TH that he couldn't have been more mistaken about Bill,...
by Mike McChesney
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: NEW Jacob Waltz Information
Replies: 17
Views: 17262

NEW Jacob Waltz Information

Not really. I just can't believe that this forum has so completely died out. I regularly look in on this forum because this was the go-to LDM Forum for many years. Every other forum that has an LDM Area is only just starting what this forum did many years ago. Granted, if a person takes the time to ...
by Mike McChesney
Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Joe,

What I meant in that post was that the people involved in the Pit Mine/Silver Chief excavation were probably the very same people involved with the HEAT Dig. That was why I mentioned the Videographer and Archaeologist.

Mike
by Mike McChesney
Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

I know this is old, but in rereading this thread I wanted to make mention of something: Donald, Maybe you didn't get to document this discovery, but I bet people like Feldman and Schoose would NEVER let something like this stay under the table forever. Take a look at the H.E.A.T. Crew: http://dutchh...
by Mike McChesney
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Salt river project - LDM
Replies: 5
Views: 7619

Re: Salt river project - LDM

The only thing the SRP likely covered up were the Peralta Gold Placers at the mouth of LaBarge Canyon,

Mike
by Mike McChesney
Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Thanks Joe. Probably CK then.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Mike
by Mike McChesney
Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Joe, Do you remember what year it was when the situation with the checks happened? The reason I ask is because if the checks came in around 1998-2000, then it was likely Chuck Kenworthy's money. If they came in around 2004-2006, then the money probably came from the sale of whatever they "supposedly...
by Mike McChesney
Sat Dec 21, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Hey Wayne, The 1999 crew would not have had to be any larger than the crew for the HEAT Dig. Get my drift? Same folks five years later. EVERYBODY has a vested interest in keeping the secret. Say they dug up a fortune in 1999. How does someone who earns a meager living in the Supers, one day show up ...
by Mike McChesney
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

I don't know Joe. Three years is a long time to dig out a cache. With a good group of diggers, they could have emptied that pit out in less than a year. I think it took three years because they were mining ore. Now, I would say that the Rogers Spring HEAT Site would be the perfect place to stash gol...
by Mike McChesney
Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Like I said, my knowledge of both sites is somewhat limited having personally visited neither one. I knew the location of the "Pit Mine" but not the HEAT Site.As for that one, I could only go by what they said on dutchhunter.com. Thanks Joe, I know you said it wasn't so, but one thing keeps nagging ...
by Mike McChesney
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

also,

If they filed a new claim on an exsiting mine, and could show that it was the LDM, then they could get the fame (as well as money).

Unless they had an interest in keeping the L in the LDM!?!

Mike
by Mike McChesney
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

I like it other than: Why do the Treasure Trove Permit hassle, when everything was already sold, and the HEAT Site was known to be simply a caved in spring? If there were a new vein, in an existing mine, they wouldn't need a treasure trove permit. Law states that if a new vein is found in an existin...
by Mike McChesney
Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Mike, Forgot to ask........"In 1958, bullion was found in what is now called the "main drift." There is also a left drift that Cox never excavated, but believed it, too, contained bullion." Have you seen any evidence or documentation that would support that claim? I saw the same story that you did,...
by Mike McChesney
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Cubby, Actually, you made my point for me. If there WAS NOTHING at the HEAT Site, then that would be a great way to legitimize anything they dug up several years earlier at the "Pit Mine" Site. Say you have all this gold from an illegal dig. You have to hide the sale from Uncle Obama (not very easy ...
by Mike McChesney
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Hey Buddy, That is not right at all. If it was just a collapsed spring, then why would the GSA/USFS grant them a Treasure Trove Permit? In 1958, bullion was found in what is now called the "main drift." There is also a left drift that Cox never excavated, but believed it, too, contained bullion. dut...
by Mike McChesney
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

.............. and if that is the case, then I still think the LDM is STILL lost. Waltz spent WAAAAAY too much time time talking about his "MINE" to Reinhart and Julia. To my way of thinking, even if many of the old timers made up the majority of the clues in existence, to keep outsiders looking in ...
by Mike McChesney
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Thanks Joe, I thought there seemed to be too many similarities between the two to be a mere coincidence! Here is a quote from DutchHunter.com: The Lost Spanish Mine is believed to be one of the Peralta mines and one of the sources of Jacob Waltz's gold and the Legend of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, ...
by Mike McChesney
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Thanks very much Joe. It was a pleasure to meet you and your wife. I knew you were a good guy all along (if not opinionated as are we all LOL). I was referring to Garry's evolution of people involved with the Pit Mine (Mr. W, Mr. X, Mr. Y). MrW being the man that originally worked the mine many year...
by Mike McChesney
Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: LOST OR.....FOUND?
Replies: 302
Views: 175574

Re: LOST OR.....FOUND?

Hey Joe,

Just working out a theory, but what do you think of Ted Cox being our Mr. W?

Best - Mike
by Mike McChesney
Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: 9th. Annual Dutch Hunter's Rendezvous!
Replies: 7
Views: 8251

Re: 9th. Annual Dutch Hunter's Rendezvous!

Looks like I will have some extra time this year, so I will be there this year. FINALLY!

EVEN THOUGH...... I was just there last Thursday. The cliffs at sunset are beautiful!

Best -- Mike
by Mike McChesney
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: THE GENUINE STONE MAPS
Replies: 149
Views: 80494

Re: THE GENUINE STONE MAPS

Sorry for any questions my previous post may have raised. I inadvertently posted a draft reply intended for DUSA to this topic. http://www.desertusa.com/mb3/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1500&p=27165#p27165 I wondered why it wasn't over there when I looked this morning. :roll: Regards:SH. GETTIN' OLD IS HELL!
by Mike McChesney
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Another Dutch Hunter Crosses Over
Replies: 66
Views: 67743

Re: Another Dutch Hunter Crosses Over

I have made plans to do it for the last three years, and something always comes up. I am going to try again this year.
by Mike McChesney
Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:48 pm
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: Another Dutch Hunter Crosses Over
Replies: 66
Views: 67743

Re: Another Dutch Hunter Crosses Over

Joe,

Why don't you hold onto that info until this year's rendezvous, and get some people to head in for you?

Mike
by Mike McChesney
Wed May 09, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: LDM Discussions
Topic: THE GENUINE STONE MAPS
Replies: 149
Views: 80494

Re: THE GENUINE STONE MAPS

as far as the Tumlinson family's keeping mum until lately, I think you should reread Azmula's Article VERY carefully, and you may get an inkling of an idea. It is also possible they were just tired of treasure hunters hounding them every time someone traced Travis' Roots. Think myself, Garry, and La...
by Mike McChesney
Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Non LDM Lost Treasure, Mines, Old West, etc
Topic: Chuck Kenworthy Info Based Monument Trail
Replies: 4
Views: 10547

Re: Chuck Kenworthy Info Based Monument Trail

Roy, They are indeed Spanish. I know this for several reasons. The main reason I know they are Spanish in origin is the entire reason for this post. Many of the monuments in this series were straight out of Chuck Kenworthy's Book " Spanish Monuments and Trailmarkers to Treasure in the United States ...