Hydraulic Gold Mining, California
10 HIGH x 12.9375 WIDE x 0.0625 DEEP
(25.4 HIGH x 0.16 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"231 Hydraulic Gold Mining Cal" inscribed in emulsion along top edge. "231" is written in blue ink on a white sticker attached to the top right corner.

Photograph. Title: Image Description: (231) Hydraulic Gold Mining, California. Physical Description: "Imperial Plate" collodion glass negative, 10"X13 ". Sub. Cat.: Transportation -- Railroads

"Hydraulic Mining was extremely destructive to the environment, destroying the landscape and filling the rivers with sand and gravel. This form of mining was outlawed in the 1880s." Remarks per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015.

Public Domain Mark
This work (by Andrew J. Russell), identified by Oakland Museum of California, is free of known copyright restrictions.

Used: Union Pacific Railroad

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