Apr 28, 2020
Watch this episode of In Search Of... on YouTube.
Jeb and Blake go prospecting for the facts behind The Lost Dutchman Mine episode of In Search Of... beginning season 2 of IRO.
Yes, there was a typo in the TV listing. "Professor" should have been "Prospector" but it was funnier (for me) to read it as written.
An NPR story about how the Red Tailed Hawk became the voice of the "eagle."
Reenactment at the beginning based on the story of Jacob Waltz.
Much of the episode revolves around the geologic structure called Weaver's Needle.
The hunt for GOLD!
Some ghost-town details on Bodie, CA
3-Part series on the Dutchman Mine:
https://arizonareport.com/lost-dutchman-gold-mine-legend/ (part 1)
https://arizonareport.com/lost-dutchman-gold-mine-adolph-ruth-julia-thomas/ (part 2)
https://arizonareport.com/lost-dutchman-gold-mine-glenn-magill/ (part 3)
The Killer Mountains, by Curt Gentry
Scooby Doo - Mine Your Own Business featuring "The Miner 49er"
The Brady Bunch meet a crazy "prospector"
Legislation mentioned in the episode to limit treasure hunting.
7 Cities of Gold (wiki)
video game. Programmed by the amazing Dani Bunten of Ozark
You can play it at this Abandonware site. There is an updated version available at "Good Old Games" but I haven't played it, though it looks quite nice.
Nimoy Fashion Alert!
Author Robert Blair (Tales of the Superstitions) rocking the Elvis shades.
TV Listing for Lust for Gold, a 1949 movie about the search for the Dutchman mine.