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Gold miner's letter shares conditions in 1850

Gold miner's letter shares conditions in 1850

Placerville in 1866. Notice the dirt streets.

Placerville, California, during the gold rush era of El Dorado County…

Days of the Klondike Gold Rush, photo archived at MacBride Museum, Whitehorse, Yukon

Days of the Klondike Gold Rush, photo archived at MacBride Museum, Whitehorse, Yukon

Gold miners combed the Rocky Mountains, including the slopes of Pikes Peak, during the first gold rush of 1859.

At first, this gold rush was up on Pikes Peak (it was one of the main places it had took place in). The Pikes Peak Gold Rush made every person in Colorado talk about gold.

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"It was poetic (and perhaps geologic) justice that silicon was the primary constituent of both the quartz of the Mother Lode and the semiconductors of Silicon Valley." - The Age of Gold by H.

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