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Title
Wide Awake Mine
Contributor
Sacramento Valley Museum
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1900
Publication Information
Meriam Library Special Collections Department, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo identification provided by Chris T. Higgins, California Division of Mines and Geology. Photograph shows view eastward of the main surface facilities of the Wide Awake Mine, Sulphur Creek Mining District, Colusa County. The building on the left housed the furnace and condensers for processing of the mercury ore. The linear structure running up the slope to a short tower (stack) on the ridge probably houses a pipe that carried poisonous vapors from the furnace building to vent through the stack on the ridge. The building at right center with the tall structure and stacks is the shaft house. It encloses the headframe and hoisting works for the mine shaft. A mine dump is partially visible to the left of the shaft house.
Type
Image
Format
177x232mm.
Identifier
sc21058
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/2950
Subject
Wide Awake Mine
Mines and mineral resources--California--Colusa County
Place
Colusa County (Calif.)
Source
sc21058.tif
Relation
under review
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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