Goldminers Gold Rush Miners ~ California 1850 Famous Vintage Photographs & Photos Striking It Rich! Gold Miners using sluice to find nuggets and gold dust.

#1848 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill near #Sacramento. | the gold rush started at sutter s mill near coloma on january 24 1848 ...

ca. 1870, [Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain]

A crew displaying a large nugget from their sluices. Klondike Gold Rush

"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/science/1906quake/ss_1.html)

White and Chinese miners hoping to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush, 1852.

This photograph was taken in 1898, and shows miners who were part of the Klondike Gold Rush. Notice in the background the long ribbon of miners making their way up the snowy mountain.

The company (which Levi Strauss founded in 1853) was then specialized in what Americans call ‘dry goods’, that is hardware, clothes, and basically everything the forty-niners (think California Gold Rush of 1849) needed to sift their way to hopeful riches.

Gold Rush-1897- Yukon Gold Rush also known as: Klondike Gold Rush

Gold Miners 1898 Gold Rush

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Farm buried in dust during the Dust Bowl Years.

California Gold Rush 1848. Panning for gold.

One of the 49'ers of the 1849 California gold rush.

miners, 1894 Site features Western Slang - Still here sometimes around here. LOL

California Gold Rush miners searching for gold, 1852

California Gold Rush | Gold Rush, 1849

May 15, 1940: McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.