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old gold mine pictures - Bing Images

Throughout the Chinese migrated to colonial Australia to try their luck on the goldfields. This Look to Learn activity enables you to explore what life was like for the Chinese migrants through primary sources from this period.

Lion love

Dave Salmoni is a Canadian animal trainer, entertainer and television producer. He has his own production company, Triosphere, which is based in South Africa and specializes in wildlife films. Omg no fair I want to hug a lion.


sumptner gold dredge - Bing Images - This is typical of the dredge buckets on the gold dredges that were used all over the Dawson City area. Also the one in LaGrange, Ca.

Acquiring Wood The Hard Way, Appalachian Antique Hardwoods Blog

In the Pacific Northwest before chainsaws were invented, the logging industry in the United States & Canada was a seriously challenging occupation and we are only talking about 125 years ago.

Hard working coal miners - both human and equine!

“Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse poses with his coworkers. In the mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.” ~the horse: "ya, im a pit pony. whatcha gonna do?

A Treasure of Free Homemade Gold Prospecting Equipment Plans and Commentary: How to Setup and Use a Gold Sluice Box

miner pouring material from a stream bed into a rocker box, which when rocked back and forth will help to separate gold dust from the sand and gravel

post-historic:    German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow, December 1941.

German soldiers killed in the Battle of Moscow. at Nuremburg a leading Nazi general was asked when did he think that the fight for the SU was lost. He answered "with the retreat from Moscow in December

SS Helferinnen - innocent looking model but this is what a Nazi concentration camp guard would have looked like during the Holocaust.

SS Helferinnen - a lady who looked like a photo model but was a Nazi concentration camp guard during time

#Deadwood #WildBillHickok

James Butler Hickok, ca 1874 He was known as "Wild Bill Hickok", a legend of the American Old West.

A Gentleman and his horse

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ This is a rare picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the Confederate world on his shoulders.

Days of the Klondike Gold Rush, photo archived at MacBride Museum, Whitehorse, Yukon

Days of the Klondike Gold Rush, photo archived at MacBride Museum, Whitehorse, Yukon

Annie Oakley & her dog

COWGIRL CELEBRITY: Annie Oakley ~ American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. This is a youthful Annie. She turned 40 in