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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Engelmine

 
 
Engelmine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
1. Engelmine Marker
Inscription. Henry A. Engels settled at the Superior Mine in 1880. Discovered the Engels Mine in 1883. The first all flotation copper mill in the U.S. was completed in 1914. The Indian Valley Railroad began in 1917 and company town Engelmine was established. The mines and mill operated until the Great Depresssion.
 
Erected 2007 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & The Vigilantes Chapter No. 1911.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 12.273′ N, 120° 46.504′ W. Marker is near Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Diamond Mountain Road 9.1 miles north of North Valley Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8528 Diamond Mountain Road, Greenville CA 95947, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Valley Railroad (here, next to this marker); Peter Lassen (approx. 6.7 miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorville General Store
Engelmine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
2. Engelmine Marker
The Engelmine marker is on top.
(approx. 9.6 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNatural Resources
 
Engelmine Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
3. Engelmine Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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