Thomas has looked at these miners with respect but does not agree with their lifestyle and prefers the calm and less dangerous life of being a banker.
Gold miners at "The Last Chance Mine", Placer County, California, 1882
California gold miners
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miners in Ca. Placer gold was first found in Wolf Creek in 1848. Grass Valley
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White and Chinese miners hoping to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush at Auburn Ravine in 1852. (California State Library [Daguerreotype collection #912])
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Four men outside a mine shaft in 1848. The foremost man appears to be cutting timbers for bracing the interior of the shaft. While the mine is unidentified, it was probably located in California’s Sierra Nevada gold mining district.
California Gold Rush miners searching for gold, 1852
And that's the way it was.
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Gold Miner's Almond Joy Cake. A super moist, delicious and rich cake loved by all! Loaded with chocolate, marshmallows,coconut, almonds... this is a pretty amazing cake and perfect for parties too!
Rockerville, Dakota Territory, 1889. Three gold miners with their dog, panning and washing for gold in a stream.