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

Lincoln Mine

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
1. Lincoln Mine Marker
Inscription.  First (1851) quartz mine & mill in Sutter Creek on Amador Road. Leland Stanford financier, politician and benefactor controlled this mine (1859-1872). Under Supt. R. C. Downs it proved a bonanza, aided Stanford to join the builders of the Central Pacific Railroad. Mahoney & Wildman Mines merged with the Lincoln in 1906.
 
Erected 1971 by Amador County Historical Landmarks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural Resources. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 38° 23.833′ N, 120° 48.372′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Amador Road and Hanford Street (Old Highway 49) on Amador Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 135 Amelia Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Mine Boarding House (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Lincoln Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mahoney Mine (approx. 0.2 miles
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
2. Lincoln Mine Marker
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away); Wildman Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutter Creek Jail (approx. ¼ mile away); Leland Stanford, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Sutter Creek’s First Fire Bell (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
 
Also see . . .  Lincoln Mine, Sutter Creek, Amador County. Amador Gold entry (Submitted on January 7, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Lincoln Mine Hoist Foundation. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
3. Lincoln Mine Hoist Foundation.
Lincoln Mine Hoist Foundation. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
4. Lincoln Mine Hoist Foundation.
Old Powder House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
5. Old Powder House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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