For over 100 years, the Studebaker Corporation made vehicles, from wagons for the gold rush to tracked vehicles for World War II.
So, Schmidt followed the gold rush to the El Paso mountains and claimed an area of mining land.
He headed west in 1860 for health reasons and to join the gold rush in Colorado.
Still, like any gold rush, several investors are staking their claim.
The US first considered the idea in the 1820s, but interest was revived in earnest after the California gold rush began in 1849.
He was fascinated by the froth and sparkle of the gold rush, and viewed its life and movement with an artist's eye.
In 1896, lured by the gold rush, he left for California with his mother, then a widow.
So, you see, we have had a gold rush created at our very doors.
In fact, the run on provisions for the gold rush was so great that at one time we were almost threatened with famine.
When the Gila City gold rush set in Yuma was the point to which the adventurers came to reach the new city.