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Old West Mining Items

The Mining Boom era was a significant period in American history, marked by the discovery of precious minerals such as gold and silver in the western territories. This led to the California Gold Rush, which drew thousands of prospectors seeking fortune and a new start in life. The mining industry was often perilous and difficult, but it also spurred innovation and technological advancements. Today, the legacy of mining and the western frontier is preserved through historic sites and artifacts. Ciscos collection of western mining and gold rush items includes antique gold pans, gold scales, strong boxes and more!