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

Five Stamp Mill

1893

 
 
Five Stamp Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
1. Five Stamp Mill Marker
Inscription. Used to crush gold ore at the Fortuna Mine near Nevada City. Ore fed under iron 'stamps' from rear hopper. Steam, water or electric belt-driven power turned wheel which revolved cams. Donated to Nevada City by Bill Magers.

Dedicated July 4, 1982 by Nevada City Council & Wm. Bull Meek--Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10, E Clampus Vitus
 
Erected 1982 by Nevada City Council and Wm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Steward No. 10, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 15.772′ N, 121° 1.009′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Union Alley, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Yuba Canal Office (here, next to this marker); Pelton Water Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Robinson Plaza (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

Five Stamp Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
2. Five Stamp Mill Marker
this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (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.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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