International Wayside Resurrects Gold Rush in British Columbia
November 2006 by Leonard MelmanGold rushes are the stuff of legends. Who can read Jack London’s stories of the Klondike or hear the fabulous tales of the California Gold Rush of 1849 without their heart beating just a bit faster? But there was also a third gold rush, just as dynamic...
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