Gold Rush Towns of Nevada County (CA) (Images of America)

Gold Rush Towns of Nevada County (CA)

Nevada County is webbed with some of the richest veins of goldbearing quartz in the world. First discovered in 1849 as placer gold washed into creek beds, hydraulic miners later used massive jets of water to melt mountains and free the precious metal. Rich lodegold districts such as Grass Valley and Nevada City were the most productive in California, and innovations such as hydraulic mining began here and spread throughout the nation. Whimsical names like You Bet, Red Dog, Rough and Ready, French Corral, and Blue Tent hint at the colorful beginnings of dozens of camps that grew from wild and chaotic tent towns to bustling young communities, complete with schools, churches, and businesses. Boomtowns North San Juan, North Bloomfield, and Columbia propelled Nevada County to the head of the state's economy by 1900 and hundreds of miles of gold-bearing quartz veins continued to be tapped in underground tunnels for another 50 years or more.

  • Brand: Brand: Arcadia Publishing
  • ASIN: 0738546925

88 Gold Slots - Free Vegas Slot Games

88 Gold Slots - Free Vegas Slot

  • Brand: Grande Games
  • ASIN: B079NWVBF5

Black Hills Gold Rush Towns (Images of America)

Black Hills Gold Rush Towns (Images of

Paha Sapa, the Black Hills, sacred land of the Lakota Indians, had long been the destination for prospectors. In 1874, Gen. George Armstrong Custer conducted an expedition into the Black Hills confirming rumors of gold. The findings of the expedition were widely publicized and the gold rush began. Unable to stem the tide of prospectors seeking their fortunes, the federal government opened Black Hills Native American land to settlement in 1877. During the rush, from 1874 to 1879, unknown numbers of mines were worked and more than 400 mining camps and towns sprang up in the gulches overnight. When the mines played out, most of the settlements died. Black Hills Gold Rush Towns looks at the mining towns that once flourished.

  • ASIN: 0738577499

Birth of the Tramp

Birth of the

  • ASIN: B01G96NJYW

Paris Hilton Gold Rush Eau De Parfum Spray 3.4 Oz / 100 ml For Women

Paris Hilton Gold Rush Eau De Parfum Spray

Inspired by the duality of gold and the interpretation of it in fragrance, GOLD RUSH Paris Hilton is sparkling, bright, and glowing, yet, warm, rich, and sensuous. Limit 1 order per day. The fragrance captures the right balance of luminous citrus top notes with a heart of radiant florals and the sweetness of golden gourmands and warm woods.

  • Color: None
  • Brand: Paris Hilton
  • ASIN: B01M0SMHIG
  • UPC: 608940565056

Gold Rush Ghosts of Placerville, Coloma & Georgetown (Haunted America)

Gold Rush Ghosts of Placerville, Coloma & Georgetown

Fueled by the dream to strike it rich, prospectors flocked to California during the gold rush. Yet the harsh lifestyle and backbreaking work led many to early graves. Join author Linda Bottjer on a tour through Gold Country's most chilling--and true--haunted tales. Tales such as the hangman of Placerville, whose distinctive wheeze is a sign of his continued presence. Or the Georgetown miner whose unrequited love for a much younger lady of the night finds him still pining for her in death as he did in life. And in Coloma, the ghost of James Marshall is said to dwell on the lonely hilltop where his cabin and monument now stand. These stories, and many others, capture the ghostly spirit of Gold Country.

  • ASIN: B00XRSH0G4

New Balance Boys' Iconic 574 Sneaker, Mercury Red/Gold Rush, 4 M US Toddler

New Balance Boys' Iconic 574 Sneaker, Mercury Red/Gold

The New Balance 574 kids' sneaker delivers retro running-style and all-day comfort. New colors and materials update the classic lines for a look that’s as fresh as ever. Responsive cushioning in the midsole and heel ensures this kick feels as good as it looks.

  • Color: Mercury Red/Gold Rush
  • Brand: New Balance
  • ASIN: B0797M1FLR
  • UPC: 191902981174

Gold Mines of North Carolina (NC) (Images of America)

Gold Mines of North Carolina (NC) (Images of

The first gold discovery in the United States occurred in 1799 when young Conrad Reed went fishing in Little Meadow Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. The 17-pound nugget he found was used by his family as a doorstop until they figured out what the strange rock was. This chance discovery set off the first gold rush in the nation’s history. For more than a century, men extracted gold from the rolling hills and valleys of the North Carolina piedmont, as well as from the high peaks and rugged mountains of the western part of the state. Prior to the California Gold Rush of 1849, North Carolina led the nation in production of this precious metal and was the largest gold-producing state in the South well into the 20th century.

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  • ASIN: 0738517364

The Gold Rush

The Gold

The Little Tramp battles Big Alaska. Only Charlie Chaplin could add the criminal depths to which people will sink in search of gold to the cannibalistic lengths they will go in search of food and come up with a comedy like "The Gold Rush." As he said in My Autobiography, "...we must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature or go insane." In "The Gold Rush," the little fellow is battling great odds, including a blizzard, a bear, a killer, a rogue, a crazed gold miner, and even gravity. In contrast, however, to many of Chaplin's other films, The Little Tramp wins both the girl and the gold. This is the 1942 re-release narrated by Chaplin with intertitle cards deleted.

  • ASIN: 6305837112
  • UPC: 014381917925

Reel Deal Casino Gold Rush - PC

Reel Deal Casino Gold Rush -

This year's multiplayer portion of the game features the first and onlyLIVE feed Sports Book and Race Book!Bet on your favorite teams horses dogs and even NASCAR outesand watch the statistics change as others bet on theirs.Watch animated Horse and Dog races based on real outes within thelive feed!Single Player allows you to bet on your own teams horses and dogscreating your own Race or Sports Book.3 NEW ShuffleMaster Games including Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em Bad BeatTexas Hold 'Emand Black Jack Press! "This year's game touts the addition of an Old West Favorite "Faro"11 All New Slot machines with exciting Bonus Rounds and superior soundand graphics.Format: WIN 98MENT2000XPVISTA Genre: ENTERTAINMENT Age: 694721085523 UPC: 694721085523 Manufacturer No: 10855

  • Brand: Phantom EFX
  • ASIN: B000S8JXMK
  • UPC: 694721085523
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