When the going gets tough, the tough seek new frontiers. Six recession-hit patriots from Oregon become greenhorn old miners and risk everything. Heading north to Alaska to dig for gold they hope to strike big and save themselves from financial ruin
The greenhorn miners are at risk when a mechanical accident threatens to close mining season.
The crew races to set up the mining plant and start running dirt. When the families arrive from Oregon and question the lack of gold and the men’s only mechanic becomes dangerously ill, the tension builds so high Dorsey and Todd come to blows