American Digger Vol. 17, Issue 5
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American Digger Sept-Oct. 2021 In this issue:
The equivalent to modern air travel bag checks, railroad tags assured that the right bag or cargo was recorded and tracked by the rail company responsible.
By David Glover
THE BIG FIVE-O
When one of American Digger's regular contributors turned 50, he decided to celebrate by trying to dig 50 historical relics on his birthday.
By Josh Tyree
Renkins Court was a property slated to be razed for a gas station. When permission was obtained to detect there, it made for a coin digging bonanza.
By Scott Ruetten
IF ONE RELIC COULD TALK
The relics recovered from the battle were simple and few. But because of the direct relationship to the digger, one piece was able to speak volumes.
By A. Taglianetti
A HERO’S LIGHTER
Digging a cigarette lighter is common. A few are engraved and can be returned. When the owner was a WWII veteran, the reunion can be a touching experience.
By James Stottlemyer
Although not treasure hunting in the traditional sense, searching for geo-caches are a fun way to hone your skills and enjoy the outdoors.
By Dr. Erwin Wunderlich
A Cult Classic
Some come for the natural hunts, some for the seeded hunt. All come for the fellowship. The Best of North East hunts have become a cult of fun for the regular participants.
By Allyson Cohen