Marysville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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.
Erected 1990 by The Rotary Club of Marysville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1990.
Location. 39° 8.827′ N, 121° 35.344′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker can be reached from 11th Street. Marker is located at Ellis Lake in Marysville off of “D” and Eleventh Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville CA 95901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 – MarysvilleHistorical Monument of Macy’s (approx. ¾ mile away); Mission Building (approx. ¾ mile away); New Mecklenberg (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marysville.
Also see . . . The Big Flood, California 1955. (Submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,510 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.