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Map of the Rocky Bar Quartz Mine, 1887 (106450)

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Map of the Rocky Bar Quartz Mine, 1887   (106450)
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25 x 36 black ink on linen. Map showing underground works at the Rocky Bar Quartz Mine. Nevada County, CAl. July, 1887. 50 feet to the inch. W.F. Engleright, Nevada City, Cal. Spectacular map with cross sections at left that include surface buildings.Shows the Rocky Bar to the 340 level and the Chevanne Shaft to the 540 level.The Rocky Bar was opened early in the 1850's, and was a great producer for more than 100 years. Taken over eventually by Newmont, as part of the Empire Mine project, as well as the Zeibright, which was a great money-maker for the company. This map came from the Newmont Grass Valley office at closure in the early 1980's.

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State/Country: California
City/County: Grass Valley