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Title
Mining Auburn Ravine, Cal.
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1906]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1999-0502
PHOTO: MINES & MINING: GOLD: METHODS.: PLACER: HYDRAULIC: PLACER CO.
View of miners along hillside with water cannon washing away soil; two boys sitting in foreground watching activity.
Hydraulic mining was declared illegal in 1884. The postcard dates from ca. 1906. Date of image not determined.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint as a postcard ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001378998CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-2246
Language
English
Subject
Hydraulic mining--California--Placer County
Gold mining--California--Placer County
Mining--California--Placer County
Gold miners--California--Placer County
Placer County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
Place
California
Placer County
Placer County (Calif.)

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