Adams Lost Canyon of Gold near Arizona & New Mexico border. Clues exist, can it be found?

Adams Lost Canyon of Gold near Arizona & New Mexico border. Clues exist, can it be found?

The story of Adams, a freighter, that was shown a canyon full of gold nuggets somewhere in the Arizona or New Mexico border area. He was the only one of the expedition to survive to tell about it. The canyon has not been found again.

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  1. GrizZ Wald on March 18, 2023 at 3:15 am

    Let’s find it.

  2. AV Adams on March 18, 2023 at 3:18 am

    Good summary of one of the main accounts. There’s a lot more to the search that Adams and others engaged in later after the danger subsided. Quite a few put their stock in this area where Ron spent many, many years: The Books "Black Range Tales" and "Yaqui Gold and Apache Silver" have a lot of this, and were both written by people of the same time, or close to it.

  3. Richard Helit on March 18, 2023 at 3:19 am

    To cool

  4. Polymath Perspective on March 18, 2023 at 3:20 am

    Also in such a place the Malpais, actually would have cinder cones that form in such geological areas. Malpais = Lava formation. While Cinder Cones form in Such lava places. That’s how this case goes about where they were precisely in New Mexico

  5. Lucky Baldwin on March 18, 2023 at 3:20 am

    A canyon full of gold nuggets sounds like the Doc Thorne deposit. I wonder if the two stories are related.

  6. Kassandra London on March 18, 2023 at 3:23 am

    Not a real exciting opening on this video

  7. X VSJ on March 18, 2023 at 3:27 am

    Great Story Thank you for sharing 👍

  8. Polymath Perspective on March 18, 2023 at 3:30 am

    The word “Malpais” has to do with a lava bed and here the rock is red that starts on in the flats and then stares up at a Mesa in a box canyon that has an incline up and zig zags due to water runoff. Becomes slot canyon also at times to enter such a box canyon. – that’s the geology of its location.

  9. david murphy on March 18, 2023 at 3:44 am

    1973 I was in Prescott VA a couple weeks with Delbert Light. Exxon station Winslow. He was an Exxon explorer… He found the hearth. It was in New Mexico. Indian showed him. Said there was a pencil eraser size nugget in the hearth still to this day unless someone got grabby… He explained a lot of found treasure. Lady from new Jersey drinking at the wagon wheel Chino valley in the 80s said she had info on the wickenburg stage Robbery… She came in with gold rounds and we never saw her again..

  10. Yulelah on March 18, 2023 at 3:44 am

    The Lost Adam Digging has already been found, I saw a documentary that show the actually flag stone where the cabin sit in the bottom of the Canyon. It was actually just where the cabin sit.

  11. Bill Luney on March 18, 2023 at 3:46 am

    Sounds like the movie. McKenna gold

  12. Cracker Jax on March 18, 2023 at 3:47 am

    This was found years ago. It’s listed on the NM geological and state engineer map.

  13. Argo Naught on March 18, 2023 at 3:47 am

    The book I have, Lost Mines and Treasures of Arizona, by W.C. Jameson claims it has been found and that a modern mine exists there. Although I must admit that book has dubious claims that don’t add up.

  14. Eddie Orosco on March 18, 2023 at 3:47 am

    I’ve heard this story before even from older family members from new Mexico and Arizona thanks it’s fantastic

  15. brian massey on March 18, 2023 at 3:48 am

    Everyday I am left to wonder just how much Gold and treasure is still untouched in the states of New Mexico and Arizona. You reconize how many stories consist of gold and valubles to the Lure but how much is truely out there still stays on my mind because of the Lure of the adventure to find it. Stories of gold hidden in caves or valubles buried beneath the ground due to men tortureing men over finding it to claim it. My weeryness catches up with me due to knowing that treasure lies within the mountains of people not knowing it’s there. Such gold story I seek is the area of Rio Rico Arizona. There are 7 treasure legends within this gold laden area of wealth that few people know about. Your going to find something if you keep your curiosity in this area because of the gold thats in the mountains and buried somewhere in the ground.

  16. Boonie Goon on March 18, 2023 at 3:53 am

    The algorithm is working

  17. Duane Short on March 18, 2023 at 3:54 am


  18. Jag One on March 18, 2023 at 3:55 am

    Gold was never found! It was about stealing Native land.

  19. james terrell on March 18, 2023 at 3:58 am

    Have you heard of the Guadalupe mountains Indian mine?

  20. Todd Eaton on March 18, 2023 at 4:00 am

    Would 300lbs of gold be about the size of a beach ball?

    From the warm springs apache village, opposite the chiefs caves is a seasonal creek bed descending to a flat area matching this descrip, at the bottom of that is what looks like a big anthill inside which is a round pool of water plugged by an immersed gold sphere appearing to be about this size.
    From there on the valley is filled with dirt until terminating at a solid rock vertical wall on the river, and the only approach & descent to the river from the plain to the south is across a great hill of coarse red stones.

    How much would that much gold be worth today?

  21. Catlife247 on March 18, 2023 at 4:01 am

    Cool story

  22. moonshinefuel on March 18, 2023 at 4:01 am

    It’s how it was, Gold used to be found above ground, all gone now. Now you gotta dig for it since the hills have been scoured for the easy pickins. Indigenous people seemed to have boundaries but didn’t view the lands as personal property per-se. And Gold obviously viewed quite differently that westerners, risking their lives in the early days and often paying the price.

  23. Iggnant1 on March 18, 2023 at 4:03 am

    I’m gonna go find it.

  24. Matthew Maxcy on March 18, 2023 at 4:03 am

    Anyone know the town or area the fort was where they ended up and guy killed the 2 apache

  25. Roderich Roby on March 18, 2023 at 4:04 am

    Gotcheer, real name Kochera.

  26. B. R. Atkins on March 18, 2023 at 4:08 am

    Geronimo the great indian said the richest gold was in the Guadalupe mountains.

  27. Native Pride on March 18, 2023 at 4:10 am

    I found this area on google maps on satellite view and I came across something very interesting

  28. Iz M on March 18, 2023 at 4:11 am

    Let’s go!

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