Gold prospector in Oregon Territory, 1850s
Prospector uses a shaker used to wash out gold. From a memoir by Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, in a section describing the influx of prospectors to Steilacoom in Oregon Territory during the late 1850s. Image date: ca. 1922.
Image ID: 001596
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Image keywords: 19th-century-AD, Americas, Eon4930, EonBudget, Ezra Meeker, Fraser River, Illustrations, Modern-Industrial, Old West, Oregon, Oregon Territory, Oregon Trail, People, Peoples-Cultures, United States, Washington, Washington Territory, gold, gold rush, homesteading, pioneers, prospecting, prospectors, trailblazing