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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.
325 Spring St., Nevada City, California, 95959, United States
Deer Creek Inn
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Northern Queen Inn
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Red Castle Historic Lodgings
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Cirino's on Main Street
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New Moon Cafe
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Firehouse No. 1
Nevada City Winery
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