NORTH BLOOMFIELD MINING AND GRAVEL COMPANY

Historical Landmark

Description:
This was a major hydraulic gold-mining operation in California. It boasted a vast system of canals and flumes, its 7,800-foot drainage tunnel was termed a feat of engineering skill. It was the principal defendant in an anti-debris lawsuit settled in 1884 by Judge Lorenzo Sawyer's famous decision, which created control that virtually ended hydraulic mining in California.


Registration Date: 1/20/1972

Location:
City: Nevada City
County: Nevada

Directions:
Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, 16 mi E of State Hwy 49 on Tyler Foote Crossing Rd, plaque located in park diggins overlook, 28 mi N of Nevada City
NORTH BLOOMFIELD MINING AND GRAVEL COMPANY

NORTH BLOOMFIELD MINING AND GRAVEL COMPANY



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