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Sacramento and the Gold Country Sights

Miners Foundry

  • 325 Spring St. Map It
  • Nevada City
  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

Updated 04/30/2014

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The foundry, erected in 1856, produced machines for gold mining and logging. The Pelton Water Wheel, a power source for the mines (the wheel also jump-started the hydroelectric power industry), was invented here.

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Address:

325 Spring St., Nevada City, California, 95959, United States

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Phone:

530-265–5040

Updated 04/30/2014

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