History Detectives

Baker's Gold

Clip: Season 8 Episode 3 | 16m 44s Video has closed captioning.

A viewer from Colorado thinks he may have discovered a gem of Gold Rush memorabilia.The drawing depicts four huge gold nuggets. The signature, I.W. Baker, catches our contributor's eye. Could this be the Isaac Baker famous for his photographs of the Gold Rush? And did miners actually find gold nuggets that large?

Aired: 07/04/10

Rating: TV-G

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