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July 15, 2020 - Bryn Mawr Bus Stop
July 18, 2020 - Ste. Elizabeth
Yup.... just had to get out there again and get a fix... at metal detecting of course. Went out on foot to the bus stop just around the corner. Here's a look at what I dug up in about 45 minutes. 1 nickel. ( 2015)1 US penny and 5 Canadian pennies, the oldest being 1963. There was also a button/pin but the writing is almost impossible to read. Too old. It's made of metal with a good solid brooch style pin on the back. The script has the same flair as the Coca Cola sign but it's not Coke... in 2 lines, part of it looks like "Wes" ??? Days later, using a high power magnifier I figured it out.The button says: Good Vibes I'm starting to think that drink can pull tabs must just pollute the planet. I find these everywhere. Also found parts of a broken Vape. We enter the modern age. All this is a lead up to this coming Saturday. My brother Michael and I are going to the Ste. Elizabeth area. Abandoned homes and an old town site. Hope the weather permits.
Hello all... another successful day of metal detecting. Just shy of 6 hours’ worth: 8:00 to 14:00. Met up with my brother Michel in Ste. Elizabeth, now a ghost town east of Morris, Mb. This was an entirely different experience at metal detecting in many regards. The abandoned house shown was our first stop. Our first solid hit with the detector was about 3 feet away from the front porch off what would have been a sidewalk. But.... super tall grass everywhere. We look down and what do we see.... shovel marks in the ground. Yes, someone had been there before us. The 2" x 2" iron piece was firmly anchored in. It's still there. We found dig marks and holes all over town. Searching and digging in tall grass was another challenge altogether. Not easy. We moved on to the shoulder area of the road way through town and to areas where the grass was short. Again, more older dig holes. For all that, we did find one coin, a coin. A 1976 dime. Woo hoo... We're rich. Of interest was a numbered band. Either for a bird or a small mammal. If anyone wants to do research, the numbers are: M A F 52636. The small clock spring might come in handy too. There must have been a car garage at one spot, we picked up automotive parts and wires. Not shown is the pile of shredded aluminum cans that the local lawn mower ran over. But hey... no pull tabs. Not a one! The big bubbly looking piece of copper or aluminum was found next to a tree. It looks like slag but it's almost too big and smooth. Last was the ashtray with the leaf design on its rim. Too bad it's broken. At the end of our day, midafternoon, we were sort of asked or told to leave. It wasn't a ghost, he looked pretty real. I guess he didn't like people making holes around town. My first and last misadventure for not having gotten a land owner’s permission. Lesson learnt. But who do you ask in a ghost town? Quite the day.... quite the adventure. Lots of fun.
July 15, 2020 - Bryn Mawr Bus Stop July 15, 2020 - Bryn Mawr Bus Stop July 15, 2020 - Bryn Mawr Bus Stop July 18, 2020 - Ste. Elizabeth July 18, 2020 - Ste. Elizabeth July 18, 2020 - Ste. Elizabeth July 18, 2020 - Ste. Elizabeth Index Index Index