Near Trinity Center in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bucket Line Dredges
Erected 2000 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter No. 62 in ccoperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Trinity County Historical Society.
Marker series. E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 41° 3.173′ N, 122° 41.966′ W. Marker is near Trinity Center, California, in Trinity County. Marker is at the intersection of California Route 3 and East Side Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 3. Click for map. This maker is in the dredge tailings field near the intersection of Highway 3 and East Side Road. Marker is in this post office area: Trinity Center CA 96091, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carrville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Turning Water into Gold (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Jim Swett Field” (approx. 4.6 miles away); Trinity Centre Then – Trinity Center Now. (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Bowerman Barn (approx. 11.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Giant Gold Machines - Gold Dredges. California mining engineers thought BIG, the floating gold dredge was one idea. Imagine a long string of giant buckets like this one. Imagine one hundred forty of them on an endless moving bucket line of a floating dredge in the Yuba gold fields. (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Trinity County California Gold Production - Western Mining History. By A. H. Koschmann and M. H. Bergendah - USGS 1968
Substantial (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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