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Title
Wing-dam Mine
Contributor
Siskiyou County Museum
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1890s
Publication Information
Meriam Library. California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Collection
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
View of the Wing-dam Mine in Siskiyou County ca. 1890s
On Klamath--across from Long Gulch in 90s. 3/4 mile below mouth of Shasta River. Wing-dam mine. Note the dipwheel in the background (farthest upstream) which is bringing water up to the trestled flume. The flume conveys the water to a sluice which dischanges it over the top of the dam. The current wheel in the foreground powers a pump. The large piles of rock in the center of the picture were stacked with the aid of the derrick
Type
Image
Format
200 x 250 mm
Identifier
sc11309
http://archives.csuchico.edu/cdm/ref/collection/coll11/id/20924
Subject
Mining
Miners
Mines and mineral resources
Place
Siskiyou County (Calif.)
Source
sc11309.tif
Relation
original not owned
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection

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