Placer mining along Bohannon Creek was more profitable than lode mining in the mountains; the three stream terrace levels along Bohannon Creek produced 350,000 in gold from 1895 to 1911 (Umpleby, 1913). The Ranger mine was probably the main lode mine. Development at the Ranger began about 1880, and production continued sporadically through the
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