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Near Dillon in Beaverhead County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

The First Electric Gold Dredge

 
 
The First Electric Gold Dredge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
1. The First Electric Gold Dredge Marker
Inscription. Launched May 15, 1895, the remains of the F.L. Graves electric dredge boat now lies in Grasshopper Creek.
 
Erected by Montana State Parks.
 
Location. 45° 10.014′ N, 113° 0.462′ W. Marker is near Dillon, Montana, in Beaverhead County. Marker can be reached from Bannack Road near State Highway 278, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4200 Bannack Road, Dillon MT 59725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grasshopper Creek (a few steps from this marker); Bannack Historical District (approx. half a mile away); A Tribute to Sidney Edgerton (approx. half a mile away); Bannack (approx. half a mile away); Nez Perce Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Way It Used To Be... Way Back (approx. 9.7 miles away); Sacajawea (approx. 13.8 miles away); "it was mutually advantageous..." (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dillon.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at a small parking area on the left near the entrance to Bannack State Park.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
The First Electric Gold Dredge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
2. The First Electric Gold Dredge Marker
Relics of the <i> F.L. Graves</i> electric dredge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
3. Relics of the F.L. Graves electric dredge
Relics of the <i> F.L. Graves</i> electric dredge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
4. Relics of the F.L. Graves electric dredge
Bannack circa 1900; the dredge is locate toward the upper left. image. Click for full size.
Montana Historical Society
5. Bannack circa 1900; the dredge is locate toward the upper left.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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