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Jackson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Massa (Tunnel) Adit

 
 
Massa (Tunnel) Adit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
1. Massa (Tunnel) Adit Marker
Inscription. The Massa Tunnel was dug in the 1850s on Massa Brothers' land. The tunnel extends 126 into the east vein of the Mother Lode. Little gold was found. The Kennedy Mine acquired the property in 1898. It and the Argonaut mined the richer west vein until 1942.
 
Erected 2004 by Amador County Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sutter Creek Gold Mine Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 21.895′ N, 120° 46.576′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from North Main Street/Jackson Gate Road. Click for map. The Massa Adit marker is about 200 yards down the trail from the Kennedy Mine marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1105 North Main Street, Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy Mine Tailings Wheels (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kennedy Mine (about 500 feet away); A. Chichizola Store (about 800 feet away); Kennedy Mine Headframe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kennedy Mining and Milling Company (approx. 0.3 miles
Massa (Tunnel) Adit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2011
2. Massa (Tunnel) Adit Marker
away); Amador County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Kennedy Mine / The Argonaut Mine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Argonaut and Kennedy Mines (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
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Massa (Tunnel) Adit Entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
3. Massa (Tunnel) Adit Entrance.
Massa (Tunnel) Adit Interior. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
4. Massa (Tunnel) Adit Interior.
Kennedy Mine Tailing Wheel #1. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
5. Kennedy Mine Tailing Wheel #1.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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