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America's biggest gold rushes ever

Love Exploring Logo By Daniel Coughlin of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 55: Gold mining in the US has a long and fascinating, though often checkered, history. Click through as we take a look at the biggest discoveries in the country from the very first gold rush to the present day. All gold values based on the gold price in troy ounces on 26 February.

The gold rushes that made fortunes but cost lives

Gold mining in the US has a long and fascinating, though often checkered, history. Click through as we take a look at the biggest discoveries in the country from the very first gold rush to the present day. All gold values based on the gold price in troy ounces on 26 February.

© William Henry Jackson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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