c. 1849
40 in HIGH x 46.5 in WIDE x 31.5 in DEEP
(101.60 cm HIGH x 118.11 cm WIDE x 80.01 cm DEEP)
Collection of the Oakland Museum of California, The Society of California Pioneers Collection transfer

Gold Fever! The Lure and Legacy of the California Gold Rush. Jan. 24, 1998 - Oct. 31, 1999

Ore Cart, made of iron. It has a rectangular body made of sheets of iron ribeted. It has a door on one side that is hinged at the top on a cross bar, and closes with a lever at the bottom. It has four wheels that go in rails. These carts were used to carry ore out of the mines. This ore cart was in the Gold Fever! show prior to its transfer to the collection.

Used: California Gold Rush | Mining

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