For years, William Schmidt single-handedly dug a tunnel through a mountain to transport his gold-rush loot.
After the gold-rush of 1849 new types of reapers sprang up on all sides.
He taught me the game of cribbage, and the old game of gold-rush days—solo.
The old taverns rang with as rollicking songs as ever enlivened a western bar in gold-rush days.
Then, more than forty years ago, came the gold-rush away up in the Stikine River country.
At the very commencement of the gold-rush a hole had been sunk in Deadman's Flat, and soon afterwards deserted.
But Virginia had an advantage which the far west of the gold-rush days lacked.
That was the beginnin' o' the Johntown gold-rush, an' I, for the second time, was one o' the discoverers.
It had come straight from her mother, a woman who, in gold-rush days, had been the acknowledged beauty of the province.