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Newspapers and Magazines 1900s
1900 -1949
1950-1975
1976-1999
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Pitt Lake may be the next of the great gold fields, Colonist, 8 November 1903
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Prospecting Lost Placers of Pitt Lake, Province, 16 December 1905, Colonist 19 December 1905
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Buried Treasure at Pitt Lake- Province, 3 April 1906
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Two prospectors missing, Victoria Times 28 July 1910
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Bodies of Blakes found in tent, Daily Province, 18 October 1910
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Skeleton dog guards bones of father and son, Bellingham Sunday Herald, 22 October 1910
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His last trip in search of mine, Stevens Point Daily Journal (Wisc.), 18 October 1915, etc.
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Run an air race for gold, Kansas City Star, 22 September 1921
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The lost mine of Pitt Lake, by E.L. Purkins-Sunday Province, 9 August 1925
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The mysterious mine, Province, 16 September 1925
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Pitt River chief saw first white man on Fraser, by S.A. Fletcher, Sunday Province, 27 June 1926.
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Indian killer once terror of Pitt Lake-Sunday Province, 8 August 1926
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Greater glacier discovered here: outrivals Alps, Vancouver Sun 15 August 1926
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"Lone Prospector" first to discover Pitt Lake Glacier, Sun 28 August 1926.
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Lure of the wilds nearly fatal to aged prospector, Vancouver Sun 18 October 1926
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Frozen in blizzard, "Doc" Brown, prospector, cut off toe with hunting knife, British Columbian, 22 October 1926
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"Volcanic" Brown found; foot frozen, Grand Forks Gazette 22 October 1926
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Canada prospector, 76, rescued from the wilds, The Helena Daily Independent, 24 October 1926
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Prospector to develop mine at Pitt Lake, Vancouver Sun 14 September 1927
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Says Search for Prospector Not Necessary, The British Columbian 3 November 1931.
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"Volcano" Brown Missing in Hills, Vancouver Sun 3 November 1931
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Search started for pioneer prospector, Colonist 3 November 1931
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Volcanic Brown Missing in Mountain, Grand Forks Gazette, 13 November 1931.
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Abandon search for missing prospector, The Lethbridge Herald, 26 November 1931
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Hope abandoned for 3 in blizzard, San Antonio Express, 27 November 1931
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"Search unsuccessful," but it was a glorious new trail these mushers blazed in teeth of November blizzard, by Ralph Macey-Sunday Province, 20 March 1932
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Oft sought Pitt Lake gold still awaits discovery, by Jack Hamony- Saturday Province, 30 June 1939
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"Hoodoo Gold" in British Columbia: Death Guards the Lost Creek Mine, by C.V. Tench, The Standard, Montreal, 25 November 1939.
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Woman prospector seeks lost mine in Pitt Lake area- MR PM Gazette 1 November 1940
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Claims to have discovered lost gold mine - MR PM Gazette 3 January 1941
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Woman in 60's pans for gold, The Sunday Times-Signal, Zanesville, Ohio, 12 January 1941
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Hoodoo Gold, by C.V. Tench, The Wide World Magazine, Australian Edition, June 1941
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The bluebeard of lost creek mine- The Shoulder Strap, 6 June 1942
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Legendary gold mine nearly claims life - MR PM Gazette 24 August 1945
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The lost mine of Pitt Lake- British Columbia Digest, June 1946
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Hoodoo gold; death to tenderfeet, by Clyde Gilmour- Province (magazine), 18 January 1947
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Sacrifices on the trail of hoodoo gold, by Clyde Gilmour-Province (magazine), 15 February 1947
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Mystery cabin discovered on Mount Burke, The Advance (Port Moody), 6 June 1947
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Hanged man kept gold secret: Lost mine hunted 25 years, Vancouver Sun, 23 September 1947
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B.C. man traces clues to lost source of gold, Daily Colonist, 24 September 1947
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Two parties seek lost gold; no claims filed for legend mine - Columbian 25 September 1947
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Race on for old mine, Long Beach Press-Telegram, 19 October 1947
1900 -1949
1950-1975
1976-1999
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