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Yreka in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
1. No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant Marker
Inscription.
Purpose: gold mining. Used from 1890 to 1906. Cast by Joshua Hendy Iron Works. Operated for years at Red Mill Mine, near mouth of Know Nothing Creek. Near 500 foot head of water. Packed to mine by Bennett Co. pack train.

Donated by Nelson Bennett
Erected by Humbug Chapter No. 73
of the “E Clampus Vitus”
Dedicated June 17, 1973

 
Erected 1973 by E Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 41° 43.439′ N, 122° 38.306′ W. Marker is in Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on South Main Street south of Yreka Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 910 South Main Street, Yreka CA 96097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randolph Collier (approx. half a mile away); Clampers Meeting Hall (approx. half a mile away); I.O.O.F. Building (approx. half a mile away); The Greathouse/DeWitt Building (approx. half a mile away); Yreka
No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
2. No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant Marker
(approx. half a mile away); W.W. Powers Building (approx. half a mile away); Hugo Miller Building (approx. half a mile away); J.P. Smith & L. Rosenburg Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yreka.
 
Additional keywords. hydraulic mining
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
3. No. 4 Kingpin Hydraulic Giant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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