"Rob, Hugh and Susan had a "mine" in the ditch at the curve in the lane. Many summer hours were spent digging for gold. One summer they planted potatoes in the pit - I don't think there was ever a harvest but if a tool was missing we knew where to look for it." - Marg.
Apparently there was business documentation too. At last check, this piece of paper was worth roughly the same amount as Bre-X mining stock.