Tag: 5 Stamp Mill

Puritan Mine Stamp Mill

A standing 5 stamp mill in LA County, next to a freeway? Hard to believe but true. A website created by the late Hugh Blanchard chronicles much gold mining activity in LA County. The stamp mill and possibly other equipment…

Stamp Mill – Downieville Memorial Park

Not much is know about this 5 stamp mill other than the men pictured above restored it in 2012 to be placed in the Downieville Memorial Park along side a boiler, steam engine and pelton wheel.

Eby Stamp Mill

The Eby Stamp Mill is an example of the type of facility used in hard rock gold mining to crush ore. It is one of the few stamp mills left and recalls the Feather River history as a rich gold…

Auburn Stamp Mill

There is really no information about this stamp mill out there. The 5 stamp mill sits in a small roadside park across the street from the “Native Sons of the Golden West” building in Auburn. The park also has an…

Coloma

The old town of Coloma has some residents but is generally considered a ghost town. The only residents are museum/park workers and a few miners. Several original buildings exist. Part of the Marshal Gold Discovery State Park. I believe a…

Hendy Stamp Mill – Sunnyvale

Martin Murphy Jr. Historical Park located in Sunnyvale is home to this 5 stamp Hendy Stamp Mill. The Joshua Hendy Iron Works company was well known for building quality stamp mills. The company moved from San Francisco to Sunnyvale after…

Eagle and High Peak Mines

This is the real deal. The Eagle and High Peak mines are open for guided tours through a 100o’ tunnel up and down ladders and stairs. Lots of mining equipment including ore carts and a stamp mill. They do not…

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