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Legendary Nazi Gold Train May Be Just a Legend

Treasure hunters admit they've found neither train nor tunnel

(Newser) - Explorers' great hopes for finding a legendary Nazi gold train in Poland appeared dashed Wednesday when, after digging extensively, they admitted they have found "no train, no tunnel" at the site, the AP reports. The legend has sparked a gold rush, drawing in treasure hunters from across Europe to... More »

Treasure Hunters to Finally Find That Nazi Gold Train. Maybe

A new search starts Monday in Poland

(Newser) - It's been a year since two treasure hunters claimed to have found a Nazi gold train buried under Poland and yet no Nazi gold train has actually been produced. That isn't stopping a team of 35 people, who plan to resume the hunt Monday, Deutsche Welle reports. Last... More »

Experts Find Possible Tunnel, No Nazi Gold Train

But a man behind the claim isn't so convinced

(Newser) - So much for all that excitement ? Polish geology experts said Tuesday they have found no traces of a train at a site allegedly hiding a World War II Nazi train. Experts from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow examined the site in Walbrzych, in southwestern Poland,... More »

Search for Nazi Gold Train Gets Green Light

One big catch: No digging allowed

(Newser) - Investigators have finally been allowed to commence the hunt for a Nazi gold train thought to be buried near the Polish city of Walbrzych—but they're not allowed to dig. Instead, experts will be using measuring equipment and detectors to try to get answers from the embankment that some... More »

New Info on Whereabouts of Nazi Gold Train

Nazi train could be buried, booby trapped, or simply not exist

(Newser) - Nazi gold fever has never been higher in the Polish city of Walbrzych following today's announcement that a tunnel—potentially containing a rumored Nazi train laden with 300 tons of gold, precious stones, and guns—was discovered nearby, CNBC reports. Officials describe the discovery as "a railway tunnel... More »

Hunt for Nazi Gold Train Now Involves Polish Army

Military hopes to confirm there's actually a train to be found

(Newser) - The Polish army, including an explosives unit, will join scores of treasure hunters in the search for the rumored Nazi gold train apparently buried somewhere below Walbrzych . A government rep says the governor of the area asked for help, and "the defense minister decided to send technical equipment to... More »

Nazi Train Town's New Fear: Gold Hunters Getting Killed

People in the city of Walbrzych have been walking on in-use train tracks

(Newser) - Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train . The city of Walbrzych and its surrounding wooded hills are experiencing a gold rush after two men, a Pole and a German, informed... More »

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