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** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS OCT. 10-11 ** In this Sept. 11, 2009 photo, barbed Wire encloses a closed gold mine in Goldfield, Nev. Goldfield was the last major gold rush in the United States. The mines produced between $80-$100 million during the boom from 1904-1920s. Today there is little mining activity and most of the historic mines are closed off. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Justin Yurkanin) ** LAS VEGAS SUN OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES **

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