Outdoor Idaho

Gold Rush Days & Ghost Towns

Season 19 Episode 7 | 56m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

In the 1860's thousands of gold seekers poured into Idaho, intent upon striking it rich. They built cities and mills and tunneled into mountains. After about 2 years the towns disappeared as hopes faded. Hear from descendants, see old photos, learn about Idaho's mining history.

Aired: 03/07/01

Rating: TV-G

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