National Geographic : 1933 Apr
TIIE NATIONAL, GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Clifton Adams A COLD NUGGET AND TWO MODELS OF NUGGETS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM AT WASHINGTON, D. C. At the left is a model of "The Welcome," found near Ballarat, Australia, in 1858, and one of the largest ever unearthed. On the scales is an 8I-ounce nugget found in Plumas County, California. On top of the scales cabinet is a model of a 25-pound nugget found in North Carolina. Photograph from Ewing Galloway AMERICANS WORKING A GOLD PLACER IN PERU The veteran gold-seeker is a citizen of the world. The man bending over the sluice box in the Andes is an American miner who was once known in Alaska as Swift-Water Bill.