Friday, April 18, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
ELIAS ROGERS, 8, of San Luis Obispo gets a lesson in gold panning from Mary Egan, 16, center, of Pollock Pines with her sister, Melissa, 15, left, trying her hand at it. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
gold panning: ELIAS ROGERS, 8, of San Luis Obispo, gets a lesson in gold panning from Mary Egan, 16, left, of Pollock Pines, as her sister Melissa, 15, right, looks on.
DAN WILLS of Placerville, from Grandpa's Compounding Pharmacy, entertains visitors to Coloma Gold Rush Live by demonstrating the consequences of mixing various compounds together at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on Oct. 12. Democrat photos by Shelly Thorene
MORMON BATTALION MEMBER, Allen Gregory stands next to a real working cannon at Coloma Gold Rush Live on October 12. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
FRANCISCO GARCIA, of Los Banos, holds corn cob dolls made by his wife, Delfina, present but not pictured, at their Meson Delminero or place to care for miners. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
FRANCISCO GARCIA, of Los Banos, holds a corn cob doll made by his wife, Delfina, left, at their Meson Delminero or place to care for miners. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
FRANCISCO GARCIA, of Los Banos, points to a woven cloth made by his wife, Delfina, left. He is dressed in traditional clothing typically worn by Spaniards in California, also handmade by his wife, at their Meson Delminero or place to care for miners. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene