History Stories
CATEGORY: Gold
The Last Great Gold Rush
August 16, 2016

In the late 1890s, some 100,000 would-be prospectors journeyed to the remote Yukon region of Canada as part of one of the largest gold rushes in history. Read More

No Evidence of Nazi Gold Train, Experts Say
December 16, 2015

Scientists have announced that an investigation has found no trace of a Nazi train laden with looted gold, gems and weapons buried in southwest Poland. Read More

Nazi “Ghost Train” Loaded with Gold May Have Been Found in Poland
August 24, 2015

Two men have contacted Polish authorities claiming to know the location of a German train packed with gold and other valuables that vanished at the end of World War II. Read More

Burglar Nabs Gold Rush-Era Treasure from California Museum
January 11, 2013

A burglar who struck the Oakland Museum this week is the latest thief to target artifacts relating to California's historic Gold Rush. Read More