Near Bonanza City (ghost town) in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge
Location. 44° 22.628′ N, 114° 43.364′ W. Marker is near Bonanza City (ghost town), Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on Yankee Fork Road - Custer Motorway Adventure Road near Loon Creek Road, on the right Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley ID 83278, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dredge Beginnings (here, next to this marker); Dredge Camp Family Life (a few steps from this marker); Dredge Tailings (a few steps from this marker); The Crew of the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge (within shouting distance of this marker); Bonanza City (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chinese Businesses (approx. 1.2 miles away); Custer City (approx. 1.2 miles away); Nevada House Hotel (site) (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bonanza City (ghost town).
Also see . . . Yankee Fork Gold Dredge - U.S. Forest Service. In 1939 the Silas Mason company out of New York was looking for a place to invest some money to help out the economy. After doing some surveying they picked Yankee Fork valley as a place to do some dredging for gold. It was estimated that there was 11 million dollars of gold to be had in the 5 1/2 mile claim. (Submitted on November 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.