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Sacramento and the Gold Country Sights

Miners Foundry

  • 325 Spring St. Map It
  • Nevada City
  • Arts/Performance Venue

Updated 05/18/2015

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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. The building is now used to stage art, dance, music, and film events.

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

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Updated 05/18/2015


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