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->Of the comrades all that I've had, there's none that's left to boast\\

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->Of ->''"Of the comrades all that I've had, there's none that's left to boast\\



"There goes Tom Moore, a bummer shore in the days of '49"

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* ''My Darling Clementine'': "In a cavern, in a canyon, excavating for a mine, lived a miner, forty-niner, and his daughter Clementine."

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* ''My Darling Clementine'': "In Clementine'':
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a cavern, in a canyon, excavating canyon,\\
Excavating
for a mine, lived mine\\
Lived
a miner, forty-niner, and forty-niner\\
And
his daughter Clementine."


* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'': While in San Francisco, Fog and his companions are approached by an elderly prospector who has spent so many years searching for gold that he believes the bag of sand he shows the travellers contains gold.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'': While in San Francisco, Fog and his companions are approached by an elderly prospector who has spent so many years searching for gold [[note]]He says it's been twenty years since he started his search which, since the Gold Rush lasted from 1849 to 1855, fits in with the series being set in late 1872[[/note]] that he believes the bag of sand he shows the travellers contains gold.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog'': While in San Francisco, Fog and his companions are approached by an elderly prospector who has spent so many years searching for gold that he believes the bag of sand he shows the travellers contains gold.


* ''VideoGame/Compass Point: West'', a combination strategy and collectible-card game set in the American Old West (according to one review, it's basically ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' meets ''Hearthstone''), has a character called the Forty Niner, portrayed as a crazy, dynamite-obsessed old man. He tosses dynamite at his targets.

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* ''VideoGame/Compass ''Compass Point: West'', a combination strategy and collectible-card game set in the American Old West (according to one review, it's basically ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' meets ''Hearthstone''), has a character called the Forty Niner, portrayed as a crazy, dynamite-obsessed old man. He tosses dynamite at his targets.


** In one episode, Elmer Fudd travels west to seek his fortune in gold. Unfortunately for him, he runs into Bugs Bunny on the way.

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** In one episode, Elmer Fudd "WesternAnimation/TheWackyWabbit", WesternAnimation/ElmerFudd travels west to seek his fortune in gold. Unfortunately for him, he runs into Bugs Bunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny on the way.


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%%* * ''My Darling Clementine''.Clementine'': "In a cavern, in a canyon, excavating for a mine, lived a miner, forty-niner, and his daughter Clementine."



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* ''ComicBook/TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck'': In "The Raider Of Copper Hill", Scrooge befriends Howard Rockerduck, a former forty-niner who managed to strike it rich during the initial year of the gold rush, but while he enjoys his wealth, he misses the camraderie and work of the old days and laments that he wasn't able to pass on his work ethic to his SpoiledBrat of a son, Scrooge's future rival John Rockerduck. He ends up teaching Scrooge the best techniques for prospecting, which would help Scrooge finally strike it rich himself during the Klondike gold rush years later.
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* ''Film/TheNakedHills'': A farmer from Indiana, Tracy Powell, gets gold fever and sets off to California in 1849, and keeps repeatedly returning to prospecting long after the rush is over, even abandoning his wife and newly born son for it.
* ''Film/PaintYourWagon'': Both the film and the musical takes place in 1853, during the last gasp of the gold rush, and is set in a BoomTown called Rumson that springs up after a prospector finds gold dust during a makeshift funeral in the wilderness.


* ''Series/{{Victoria}}'': At the end of Season 3, Joseph is hoping to become a Forty Niner himself. He plans to flee to America, and mentions "gold mines in California". The timeline checks out, with this scene taking place in about 1851 and the famous California Gold Rush having lasted from 1848 to 1855.



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* In ''VideoGame/OregonTrail'' you can choose to go to San Francisco if you leave in the correct years, and once you get there you can choose to pan for gold instead of getting a plot of land.

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* In ''VideoGame/OregonTrail'' ''VideoGame/TheOregonTrail'' you can choose to go to San Francisco if you leave in the correct years, and once you get there you can choose to pan for gold instead of getting a plot of land.


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->Of the comrades all that I've had, there's none that's left to boast\\
And I'm left alone in my misery like some poor wandering ghost\\
And I pass by from town to town, they call me a rambling sign\\
"There goes Tom Moore, a bummer shore in the days of '49"
-->--Music/BobDylan, "Days of 49"



They became known as "'49ers" from the year when the biggest crop of would-be miners arrived. At first, finding gold was easy, and the miners prospered. But as the most obvious sites played out, mining required more and better-skilled effort, and competition grew for the best claims. By 1855, only large mining companies were still viable, and the Rush was over. Most of the Forty-Niners went on to other professions in the newly-booming states; a few stubbornly stayed in the prospecting business, moving from site to site in hopes of striking it rich elsewhere.

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They became known as "'49ers" from the year when the biggest crop of would-be miners arrived. At first, finding gold was easy, and the miners prospered. But as the most obvious sites played out, the surface deposits became exhausted, mining required more and better-skilled effort, and competition grew for the best claims. By 1855, only large mining companies were still viable, and the Rush was over. Most of the Forty-Niners went on to other professions in the newly-booming states; a few stubbornly stayed in the prospecting business, moving from site to site in hopes of striking it rich elsewhere.






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* ''Film/TheCoveredWagon'' (1923) starts off with the characters traveling the Oregon Trail in 1848. Along the way, they receive early word of the Gold Rush in California. Each character then has to decide whether to continue on to Oregon, or to head for the gold fields of California. The film presents it as a choice between CallToAgriculture and GoldFever.
* ''Film/PaintYourWagon'' (1969 musical)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0122072 The Forty-Niners]]'' (1954)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0001696 In the Days of '49]]'' (1911)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0049540 The Naked Hills]]'' (1956)

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* ''Film/TheCoveredWagon'' (1923) starts off with the characters traveling the Oregon Trail in 1848. Along the way, they receive early word of the Gold Rush in California. Each character then has to decide whether to continue on to Oregon, or to head for the gold fields of California. The film presents it as a choice between CallToAgriculture and GoldFever.
* ''Film/PaintYourWagon'' (1969 musical)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0122072 The Forty-Niners]]'' (1954)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0001696 In the Days of '49]]'' (1911)
* ''[[http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0049540 The Naked Hills]]'' (1956)
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* When [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Data]] gets sent back in time to San Francisco, 1896, he meets an old street beggar who had come out in the gold rush.

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': When [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Data]] Data gets sent back in time to San Francisco, 1896, he meets an old street beggar who had come out in the gold rush.



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* The song ''My Darling Clementine''.
* "Days Of '49", recorded by Music/BobDylan and others.

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''My Darling Clementine''.
* "Days Of of '49", recorded by Music/BobDylan and others.others, is about the fading of the California Rush and sung by a washed-out old miner looking back at his dead friends and the glory days of Rush's height.



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* Thanks to the discovery of Ghost Rock several decades earlier, the gold rush was supplanted in ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}''.

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* Thanks to ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'': The gold rush was supplanted by the discovery of Ghost Rock several decades earlier, the gold rush was supplanted in ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}''.earlier.



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* ''Theatre/PaintYourWagon'' (1951 musical)
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* ''Compass Point: West'', a combination strategy and collectible-card game set in the American Old West (according to one review, it's basically ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' meets ''Hearthstone''), has a character called the Forty Niner, portrayed as a crazy, dynamite-obsessed old man. He tosses dynamite at his targets.
* The Sierra adventure game ''GoldRush'' chronicles the journey of one Brooklyn resident as he becomes a Forty Niner (technically, he can arrive in California in late 1848, but he still fits the trope).

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* ''Compass ''VideoGame/Compass Point: West'', a combination strategy and collectible-card game set in the American Old West (according to one review, it's basically ''VideoGame/ClashOfClans'' meets ''Hearthstone''), has a character called the Forty Niner, portrayed as a crazy, dynamite-obsessed old man. He tosses dynamite at his targets.
* The Sierra adventure game ''GoldRush'' ''VideoGame/GoldRush'' chronicles the journey of one Brooklyn resident as he becomes a Forty Niner (technically, he can arrive in California in late 1848, but he still fits the trope).



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* "The Miner Forty-Niner", a ghostly miner, was one of the villains on ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou''.
* A WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes episode where Elmer Fudd travelled west to seek his fortune in gold. Unfortunately for him, he ran into Bugs Bunny on the way. (This was an early Elmer Fudd cartoon, when he was still ridiculously fat.)
** The Early WesternAnimation/PorkyPig cartoon "WesternAnimation/GoldDiggersOf49". (The title references ''Film/GoldDiggersOf1933'' and its sequels, which are about the ''other'' kind of GoldDigger.)

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* ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou'': "The Miner Forty-Niner", a ghostly miner, was is one of the villains on ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou''.
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* A WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes episode where ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
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Elmer Fudd travelled travels west to seek his fortune in gold. Unfortunately for him, he ran runs into Bugs Bunny on the way. (This was an way.
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early Elmer Fudd cartoon, when he was still ridiculously fat.)
** The Early WesternAnimation/PorkyPig
cartoon "WesternAnimation/GoldDiggersOf49". (The "WesternAnimation/GoldDiggersOf49" (the title references ''Film/GoldDiggersOf1933'' and its sequels, which are about the ''other'' kind of GoldDigger.)GoldDigger) features Beans the Cat and Porky himself as prospectors looking for gold in the West.

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* ''Film/TheCoveredWagon'' (1923) starts off with the characters traveling the Oregon Trail in 1848. Along the way, they receive early word of the Gold Rush in California. Each character then has to decide whether to continue on to Oregon, or to head for the gold fields of California. The film presents it as a choice between CallToAgriculture and GoldFever.


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When gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill, California in 1848, it brought a huge influx of people to the area, at first those already living in California and the surrounding areas, but when the story broke in the East Coast newspapers, from all over the world. UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco, the nearest port, became a BoomTown (after nearly becoming a GhostTown when the denizens all flocked to the gold fields -- San Francisco's population very briefly fell to just 250 at its lowest point before arrivals from the east came through. An editor even bemoaned the impending death of the namesake city in one editorial -- [[HypocriticalHumor it was his last article before leaving town to find gold.]])

They became known as "'49ers" from the year when the biggest crop of would-be miners arrived. At first, finding gold was easy, and the miners prospered. But as the most obvious sites played out, mining required more and better skilled effort, and competition grew for the best claims. By 1855, only large mining companies were still viable, and the Rush was over. Most of the Forty-Niners went on to other professions in the newly-booming states; a few stubbornly stayed in the prospecting business, moving from site to site in hopes of striking it rich elsewhere.

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When gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill, California in 1848, it brought a huge influx of people to the area, at first those already living in California and the surrounding areas, but when the story broke in the East Coast newspapers, from all over the world. UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco, the nearest port, became a BoomTown (after nearly becoming a GhostTown when the denizens all flocked to the gold fields -- San Francisco's population very briefly fell to just 250 at its lowest point before arrivals from the east came through. An editor even bemoaned the impending death of the namesake city in one editorial -- [[HypocriticalHumor it was his last article before leaving town to find gold.]])

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They became known as "'49ers" from the year when the biggest crop of would-be miners arrived. At first, finding gold was easy, and the miners prospered. But as the most obvious sites played out, mining required more and better skilled better-skilled effort, and competition grew for the best claims. By 1855, only large mining companies were still viable, and the Rush was over. Most of the Forty-Niners went on to other professions in the newly-booming states; a few stubbornly stayed in the prospecting business, moving from site to site in hopes of striking it rich elsewhere.





When gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill, California in 1848, it brought a huge influx of people to the area, at first those already living in California and the surrounding areas, but when the story broke in the East Coast newspapers, from all over the world. UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco, the nearest port, became a BoomTown (after nearly becoming a GhostTown when the denizens all flocked to the gold fields - San Francisco's population very briefly fell to just 250 at its lowest point before arrivals from the east came through. An editor even bemoaned the impending death of the namesake city in one editorial - [[HypocriticalHumor it was his last article before leaving town to find gold.]])

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When gold was discovered near Sutter's Mill, California in 1848, it brought a huge influx of people to the area, at first those already living in California and the surrounding areas, but when the story broke in the East Coast newspapers, from all over the world. UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco, the nearest port, became a BoomTown (after nearly becoming a GhostTown when the denizens all flocked to the gold fields - -- San Francisco's population very briefly fell to just 250 at its lowest point before arrivals from the east came through. An editor even bemoaned the impending death of the namesake city in one editorial - -- [[HypocriticalHumor it was his last article before leaving town to find gold.]])


* Thanks to the discovery of Ghost Rock several decades earlier, the gold rush was supplanted in {{Deadlands}}.

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* Thanks to the discovery of Ghost Rock several decades earlier, the gold rush was supplanted in {{Deadlands}}.''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}''.


* "Days Of '49", recorded by BobDylan and others.

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* "Days Of '49", recorded by BobDylan Music/BobDylan and others.

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