Gold became highly concentrated in California, as the result of tectonic plates, volcanoes, and erosion over millions of years. During the California Gold Rush over 300,000 “Forty-Niners” migrated to the mountains of California in search of gold.
One of our skillful DIY subscribers decided to build a gold mine of his own and share his backyard project with us! Here is a photo of it on display at his Dad’s home in southern California. In Johnny’s own words he explains his building process.
This is an original California gold mine car
He gave the mining car to me. So I am going to take it home and make a “Gold Mine” display.