Marshall Gold Discovery

Running Time: 33:30

The river ran through the tail race carrying off the debris from the day’s work. One cold morning while James Marshall was inspecting the tailrace of the mill, he bent over and picked up a few particles from the icy water. After a quick inspection he yelled, ‘Hey boy’s, by God, I believe I’ve found a gold mine.’ The men ran to meet him, one seized a flake, bit it, and when the metal did not break yelled “Gold boys, Gold”