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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

South Yuba Canal Office

 
 
South Yuba Canal Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
1. South Yuba Canal Office Marker
Inscription. Headquarters for the largest network of water flumes and ditches in the state. The South Yuba Canal Water Company was the first incorporated to supply water for hydraulic mining. The original ditch was in use in May, 1850, and this company office was in use from 1857 to 1880. The holdings later became part of the vast P.G. & E. hydroelectric system.
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission and the California Heritage Council (May 16, 1970). (Marker Number 832.)
 
Location. 39° 15.776′ N, 121° 1.011′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from Main Street near Coyote Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 Main Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Five Stamp Mill (here, next to this marker); Pelton Water Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Original Ott Assay Office (a few steps from this marker); Old Wells Fargo Building (a few steps from this marker); Robinson Plaza
South Yuba Canal Office image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
2. South Yuba Canal Office
(a few steps from this marker); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada City, The “Queen City of the Northern Mines” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
More about this marker. This building now houses the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce. This is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 832).
 
Also see . . .  Malakoff - South Yuba Canal Office. (Submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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South Yuba Canal Office image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
3. South Yuba Canal Office
Interior Wall of the South Yuba Canal Office image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 14, 2011
4. Interior Wall of the South Yuba Canal Office
Note the top rows of bricks. They are newer bricks and were added during earthquake retrofitting of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3, 4. submitted on February 15, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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