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Title
River mining, Tuolumne River (5 views)
Date Created and/or Issued
1887
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
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Description
2008-1058
PHOTO: MINES & MINING: GOLD: MINING METHODS: PLACER: (TUOLUMNE COUNTY)
Five views of mining operations on the Tuolumne River.
View 1 (2008-1058) view looking up river, shows dam across the river (center) -- view 2 (2008-1059) shows view looking down river with a dam across the river and a flume carrying the water down beyond mining operations -- view 3 (2008-1060) shows the main flume carrying the river water around the mine site.
View 4 (2008-1061) shows the main flume, men posed on the hillside, several on the flume structure -- view 5 (2008-1062) going for bed rock, shows miners working on the rocky hillside and river bed, flumes and other structures surround the work.
Negatives (4 x 5 in.) nos. 23,454 (2008-1058); 23,318 (2008-1059); 23,456 (2008-1060); 23,457 (2008-1061); 21,192 (2008-1062)
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
5 photographic prints mounted on 8 x 10 in. boards ;; 4 5/8 x 8 in.
Identifier
VVW-2499
Subject
Gold mining--California--Tuolumne County
Rivers--California--Tuolumne County
Tuolumne River (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Tuolumne County
Tuolumne River (Calif.)

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