Amazing Thief almost gets away with Stolen Treasure!

Amazing Thief almost gets away with Stolen Treasure!

An inventive thief almost gets away with stolen treasure in Goldfield Nevada. Goldfield was a hub of activity in the early 1900s. A miner suffered a terrible injury and smuggled gold in a prosthetic limb. A great flood washed away the town along with 2 safes full of gold coins. The history of Goldfield is great. Here are just a couple of interesting stories.

0:00 – Intro
0:10 – Goldfield
1:04 – Prosthetic Gold
3:15 – What happened to the extra gold?
4:18 – The Flood!

Music – The Colonial by Zachariah Hickman

References and interesting sites:

More Nevada Treasure Tales

Step Inside The Creepy, Abandoned Town Of Goldfield In Nevada
AlaskaMining at English Wikipedia
Gold-Bearing Quartz Veins


  1. @HiddenTreasuresMysteries on January 13, 2024 at 9:52 am

    What are the best stories in Nevada?

  2. @kirkfeatherstone6944 on January 13, 2024 at 9:54 am

    In 1857 Mormon Leader Brigham Young buried one and half million dollars in gold bullion and Coins between Ash Meadows and Cave Valley in Northern Lincoln County, the Ghost town of Coyote Springs In Lincoln County was a outlaw hideout, the town was abandoned in the 1870s, numerous caches of loot are believed to be buried in that area

  3. @TeamLynchBMD on January 13, 2024 at 10:02 am

    Great story, that was some bar๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘‹

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