Sacramento and the Gold Country Sights

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Miners Foundry Review

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.

Updated: 05-21-2013

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