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brief history of a town and a gold dredge in the Sumpter Valley

Brooks Hawley

brief history of a town and a gold dredge in the Sumpter Valley

by Brooks Hawley

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Published by Cascade Printing Office in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sumpter Valley, Or.

  • Edition Notes

    SHORT CIRCULATION RECORD.

    Statementby Brooks Hawley and Melvin L. Kathan.
    ContributionsKathan, Melvin L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15176746M

    "This book, clearly the product of years of painstaking research, offers a treasure trove of information about the Gem State's fascinating, but now largely forgotten, history of gold dredge mining. It is sure to be a much-valued resource for mining, western, and Idaho historians, and . - The Sumpter Valley Railway was a narrow gauge railroad built by David Eccles. It was in operation from to A section of it has been rebuilt as a tourist railroad.. See more ideas about Railroad, Railway, Tourist pins.

    Get this from a library! A history of gold dredging in Idaho. [Clark C Spence] -- "A revolution in placer mining from inception in the s until its demise in the s and its impact on Idaho, the nation's fourth leading producer of dredged gold which provides a lens through. Baker County is a county in the U.S. state of of the United States Census, the population The county seat and largest city is Baker City. The county was organized on Septem when a portion of Wasco County was partitioned off. The new county's area was reduced in when Union County was partitioned off, and again in when Malheur County was Congressional district: 2nd.

    Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge During its heyday, 72 one-ton buckets from this dredge bore into the Powder River excavating vast gold deposits. , Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it Author: Clark C. Spence.


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Brief history of a town and a gold dredge in the Sumpter Valley by Brooks Hawley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge is a historic gold dredge located in Sumpter, in the U.S. state of was discovered in Sumpter in Three gold dredges were put into service in the Sumpter Valley district between and Location: SW of Sumpter near Cracker Creek, Sumpter.

Sumpter Dredge No.3 as seen in Photo courtesy of Credit Baker County Library, Baker City, Oregon. Forunately there was interest in preserving this history of the dredge and the Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in Oregon Thirty-0ne years in Baker County: history of the county from R by Isaac Hiatt.

A reprint of the edition.H Oregon Gold dredging in Sumpter Valley. Brooks Hawley. c A history of R Sumpter Valley and the effect that dredging had on the ranches located.H Size: KB. A Brief History of a Town and a Gold Dredge in the Sumpter Valley. Portland: Cascade Printing Service, (by ) -- Jsayre64 (talk)12 October (UTC).

The Sumpter Valley Railroad was incorporated on Aug by the owners of the Oregon Lumber Company to bring logs from the forest to a new sawmill on the south side of Baker City. It didn’t reach the town of Sumpter until October of and eventually to other nearby towns such as Whitney, Tipton, Austin and Bates.

The Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge is a historic gold dredge located in Sumpter, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Gold was discovered in Sumpter in Three gold dredges were put into service in the Sumpter Valley district between and A gold dredge works by having large buckets that pull the gold-bearing earth up into its machinery to be.

In there was a gold rush in Western Australia and as a result the population of Perth boomed. Meanwhile gold was discovered in South Africa in In gold was discovered in the Yukon, Canada. As a result men flocked to the Klondike.

Today gold is the state mineral of Alaska and California. A brief history of banking. A brief. 9 reviews of Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge "Incredibly restored. Informative plaques for a self guided tour.

Enjoyed taking a few hours to walk trails around dredge, not challenging did with 2 younger children. Land and views you don't see from /59 Yelp reviews. The Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge.

Today we’re driving west on high through the little town of Prairie City on our way to The Sumpter Valley Dredge State Historic Park and Granite Ghost Town beyond. As the road started climbing toward the mountains. We stopped at an overlook with a. Sumpter Valley Dredge In the middle of the 19th century, all around our newly established state, people began discovering gold.

The southern Oregon gold rush in Josephine County began in the s, Bohemia Johnson discovered gold in the Bohemia mines inand the town of Canyon City in eastern Oregon swelled to a population of 10, The Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge State Heritage Area is open 7 a.m.

to 7 p.m., daily from May 1 to Oct. ; guided tours are held on weekends; South Mill St., Sumpter, OR; find more information. In gold was discovered in this valley nestled in the Elkhorn Mountain Range.

Between anddredges were used to extract rock and dirt from the riverbank and then this machine would separate the gold from the sediment. * This dredge ran 24/7 with one exception- Author: Virginia Lamkin. Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area (Or.) Gold dredging -- Oregon -- Baker County -- History Parks -- Oregon -- Baker County: Held by: Oregon State Library: Restrictions on Access: Part of: Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area (3 objects) November May April State Library of Oregon | Winter St NE Salem, OR.

Media in category "Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge" The following 13 files are in this category, out of 13 total. Gold dredge ().jpg 1, × 2,; KB. One valley's stories of gold through the ages, from the beginning of the earth 4 billion years ago, through the valley's creation and the history of its alluring deposits.

Interspersed with historical and geological information are stories that bring to life the valley and its occupants/5. Gold Dredge No. 8 is one of the most significant relics of mining history in Alaska. Currently located at her final resting place, just north of Fairbanks, dredge No. 8 was dubbed the "Queen of the Fleet" during her years of operation in the Goldstream Valley.

Gold Dredge No. 8 is the only landmark of its kind that is open to the public. Every summer, she provides a wonderful experience to. Book Description: A History of Gold Dredging in Idahotells the story of a revolution in placer mining-and its subsequent impact on the state of Idaho-from its inception in the early s until its demise in the early was the nation's fourth-leading producer of dredged gold after and therefore provides an excellent lens through which to observe the practice and history of gold.

This book offers a unique historical perspective on the gold dredges that once operated in Montana. This book on Montana mining history is lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historic photos gold dredges that once operated in Montana, as well as hard to locate plans on how these dredges were designed.3/5(2).

A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho tells the story of a revolution in placer mining—and its subsequent impact on the state of Idaho—from its inception in the early s until its demise in the early was the nation’s fourth-leading producer of dredged gold after and therefore provides an excellent lens through which to observe the practice and history of gold dredging.5/5(1).

Gold Dredge 8. Old Steese Hwy N. Fairbanks, Alaska USA. Toll-free Phone: or E-Mail: [email protected] Join the Binkley family for a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at the El Dorado Gold Mine. Ride the Tanana Valley Railroad for an adventure into the gold fields of the Interior.

The southern Oregon gold rush in Josephine County began in the s, Bohemia Johnson discovered gold in the Bohemia mines inand the town of Canyon City in eastern Oregon swelled to a population of 10, (larger than Portland Continue reading Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area: Sumpter, Oregon.A Brief History Of Silverton Mining Gold Silver Book.

Price $ Price $ Out of stock A Guide to Treasure in Montana-Wyoming Gold Silver book. Price $ Aspen History Silver Mining Town Colorado Geology Book. Price $ Out of stock.The story of the first gold dredge in southern Oregon begins in the mid s at a place called the Chinese Derrick Ground, a mining operation located on the flats at the bottom of Sailor Gulch, the place where a group of sailors discovered gold in and sparked a gold rush that resulted in the establishment of the town of Waldo.