Near Trinity Center in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bucket Line Dredges
Erected 2000 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter No. 62 in ccoperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Trinity County Historical Society.
Marker series. E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 41° 3.173′ N, 122° 41.966′ W. Marker is near Trinity Center, California, in Trinity County. Marker is at the intersection of California Route 3 and East Side Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 3. Touch for map. This maker is in the dredge tailings field near the intersection of Highway 3 and East Side Road. Marker is in this post office area: Trinity Center CA 96091, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carrville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Turning Water into Gold (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Jim Swett Field” (approx. 4.6 miles away); Trinity Centre Then – Trinity Center Now. (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Bowerman Barn (approx. 11.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Giant Gold Machines - Gold Dredges. California mining engineers thought BIG, the floating gold dredge was one idea. Imagine a long string of giant buckets like this one. Imagine one hundred forty of them on an endless moving bucket line of a floating dredge in the Yuba gold fields. (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Trinity County California Gold Production - Western Mining History. By A. H. Koschmann and M. H. Bergendah - USGS 1968
Substantial (Submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.