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Marysville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

River Pumps

 
 
River Pumps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
1. River Pumps Marker
Inscription. In 1895 pumps were installed at the confluence of the Yuba and Feather Rivers to protect the City of Marysville from the danger of flooding.

These pumps with a capacity to pump 18,265 gallons per minute, helped to keep Marysville dry during the Great Floods of 1955.

Dedicated the 4th Day of April, 1990

Donated by
The Rotary Club of Marysville
 
Erected 1990 by The Rotary Club of Marysville.
 
Location. 39° 8.827′ N, 121° 35.344′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker can be reached from 11th Street. Click for map. Marker is located at Ellis Lake in Marysville off of “D” and Eleventh Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville CA 95901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ellis Lake (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Yuba County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); José Manuel Ramírez Rosales (approx. half a mile away); Yuba County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historical Monument of Macy’s
Krogh Mfg. Co., S.F. Cal. image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
2. Krogh Mfg. Co., S.F. Cal.
Marker can be seen mounted on the concrete base.
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Mission Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Mecklenberg (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marysville.
 
Also see . . .  The Big Flood, California 1955. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyDisastersIndustry & CommerceNotable EventsWaterways & Vessels
 
River Pump Components image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
3. River Pump Components
River Pump Components image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
4. River Pump Components
River Pump Components image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
5. River Pump Components
River Pump Components image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 6, 2009
6. River Pump Components
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,311 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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