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

Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve

1880

 
 
Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
1. Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve Marker
Inscription. Used at You Bet-Red Dog Diggin’s east of Nevada City periodically 1880-1935 to control water flow from Chalk Bluff Reservoir to the mine. Hydraulic nozzle mounted opposite was operated at that mine by Thomas B. Brady (1874-1964).
*****
Manufactured by Joshua Hendy Works,
San Francisco. Wt. 1,500 lbs. approx.
A gift from the Brady Family

 
Erected 2001 by Nevada City City Council.
 
Location. 39° 15.748′ N, 121° 1.051′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from Broad Street near Union Alley, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at Calanan Park located across the street from the National Hotel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Monitor (here, next to this marker); Nevada City, The “Queen City of the Northern Mines” (a few steps from this marker); Shaft Drill Core (a few steps from this marker); The National Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); National Exchange Hotel
Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
2. Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Pelton Water Wheel (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Stamp Mill (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Hydraulic Nozzle image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
3. Hydraulic Nozzle
Calanan Park image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
4. Calanan Park
Granted to the City of Nevada City
by the United States through the
Department of the Interior
1971
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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