Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Nevada County

Five-Stamp Mill from Fortuna Mine
14 December 2013
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Five-Stamp Mill from Fortuna Mine
Union Alley
Nevada City

A marker on the stamp mill reads:

Five-Stamp Mill

Used to crush gold ore at the Fortuna Mine near Nevada City. Ore fed under iron 'stamps' from rear hopper. Steam, water or electric belt-driven power turned wheel which revolved cams. Donated to Nevada City by Bill Magers.

Dedicated July 4, 1982 by Nevada City Council and Wm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10
E Clampus Vitus

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