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Gold Rush Days & Ghost Towns (Outdoor Idaho)

Special | 56m 50s

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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