Gold Rush Miners Then and Now

See how the mind bosses have changed over 10 seasons of Gold Rush.

Photo By: Lance Staedler

Photo By: Jason Elias

Photo By: Jason Elias

Photo By: Jason Elias

Parker Schnabel

Parker started his gold mining career at 16 years old.

GOLD RUSH 9

Over the years Tony has spent over $1 million on aquiring and repairing his dredges.

Rick Ness

Rick worked on Parker Schnabel's crew for 6 years before announcing he wanted to break out on his own.

GOLD RUSH 9

In his first season as a mine boss, Rick Ness finished with over 1,000 oz of gold, setting a Gold Rush record for best rookie season.

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