National Geographic : 1954 Jun
© National Geographic Society + Handsome Brady, Forty-niner, Cares Nought for Feminine Wiles Walter Knott, who started as a berry grower, built Ghost Town, a complete gold rush settlement near Los Angeles. Its old-fashioned bars do a rushing business in soft drinks. Many visitors like to be pictured with the figure, carved to lend atmosphere (page 781). 762 Kodachromes by National Geographic Photographer J. Baylor Roberts 4, Boys and Girls Pan for Gold and Find It, for a Price Youngsters at Knott's Farm get a thrill imitating prospectors. For 25 cents they rent a pan and wash gravel until a few flakes of gold remain for souvenirs. Mr. Knott salts his sluice boxes at Buena Park with $10,000 worth of gold a year.