Gold Hill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2009 by State Department of Transportation and the Placer County Historical Society, June 3, 2009.
Location. 39° 10.92′ N, 120° 51.337′ W. Marker is in Gold Hill, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Interstate 80. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Gold Hill Safety Rest Area - Westbound Interstate 80 between Sawmill and Gold Run Overcrossings. Marker is in this post office area: Gold Run CA 95717, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chinese Railroad Workers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Run (approx. half a mile away); Adobe Store Building (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dutch Flat (approx. 2 miles away); Cape Horn Promontory The Stevens Trail (approx. 5.2 miles away); Iowa Hill (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old Bear River Bridge (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Giant Gold Machines – Hydraulic Mining. An article by the Oakland Museum of California. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. A Collection of Historic Photos. This series of photographs, from the Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum, show hydraulic mining in the Gold Hill area near the marker. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Hydraulic Mining, Gold Rush
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.