Some of the holes are dry, and there the men have to pack their pay dirt down to the shore and use surf water for washing.
Embankments of pay dirt were erected and strengthened by green logs.
Here, as in the cave, they found cubes of pay dirt piled high on every side.
Its foundations rest upon gold bearing earth, and even now in digging cellars, quite in the town, pay dirt is found.
His pay dirt while being washed averaged $250 an hour to each man shoveling in.
In the first place, shafts have to be dug forty or fifty feet deep to the lodes, where the pay dirt is found.
In placer mining the pay dirt is washed by the simplest methods, such as were practised in California during the pioneer days.
Bill laughed as the old man vanished beyond the piles of pay dirt, which had been converted into defences.
Since the season was well advanced, the men and boys prepared themselves to wash the pay dirt whenever found.
Only the sluices stood up still and deserted, and the dumps of pay dirt.
Profit and success: I'll try a fast-food franchise, where there's sure to be paydirt
[1873+; in the sense ''richly yielding ore,'' found by 1856]