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Gold! - Oregon History Project

Gold! PDF. In 1848, two years after Lindsay Applegate traveled through the Rogue River Valley, the discovery of gold in Sutter’s Mill, California, brought prospectors through southwest Oregon. In 1850 and 1851, miners found gold on Josephine Creek, on the Illinois River, and on creeks near Jacksonville, Oregon.

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Oregon Mining

2021-10-30  Onlookers stand above a hydraulic gold mining operation in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Oregon’s history is rich with gold. Whole towns were born, lived, and died in the search for the precious metal. The first gold

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Gold Mine at Cornucopia, c. 1888 - Oregon History Project

2018-3-17  The Oregon Gold Mining Company in Cornucopia reported a 20-stamp mill in 1889. This was an industrial operation that required substantial buildings and heavy machinery. The lumber used to build this structure was probably milled in Baker County, and like the machinery, was taken to Cornucopia by horse-drawn wagon.

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Oregon Mines - Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  OREGON MINES. Mammoth Mine - Elkhorn Mnts. near Sumpter, OR. In the early 1850s, prospectors first discovered gold in the southern region of what was then Oregon Territory. In the 1860s, gold miners moved into eastern Oregon. In both areas, corporations with outside investors soon replaced small and independent mining

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Chinese Miners in

2021-10-23  Chinese miners in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Chinese immigrants have a long history of mining gold in Oregon. The earliest groups worked placer digs around Jacksonville which boasts the first Oregon Chinatown, a claim that is disputed by Baker City.

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Josephine County, Oregon Mines – Western Mining History

Josephine County, Oregon Mines. Josephine County, Oregon is one of Oregon's top gold producing regions. With over 700 active placer claims, it makes number 3 on our list of top counties to find gold. The county also has over 200 active lode claims. Josephine County has 1,558 mine records in the USGS MRDS database.

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Sumpter Oregon – Western Mining History

The first of the massive floating gold dredges began mining river gravels just outside Sumpter in 1913. Sumpter, Oregon in 1906. Baker County Library photo. Sumpter suffered the fate of many prominent western mining towns. In 1917 most of the town burned to the ground. Dwindling mine

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Oregon Mines - Photograph Oregon

From the early 1900’s to the 1930’s cinnabar mining was king in this area east of Prineville, Oregon. They were extracting the mercury from cinnabar drop by drop to use it in the silver and gold mining industries in other local mining efforts. At some point, one

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Large-Format Mine ...

2019-10-28  Bourne Gold Mining Co. Eastern Oregon Gold Mining Co. 1908: 1:3000: Baker: Cracker Creek: Elliot Placer Claim: nd: nd: 1:2400: Baker: Cracker Creek: Eureka and Tabor Fraction: Plan and Long section,showing sampling of unstopped

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7 Rivers in Oregon that are Full of Gold Nuggets ...

2016-11-9  Gold Mining in Oregon . Oregon is one of the best states to mine for gold in the US. The gold deposits are widespread but are richest in the southern part of the state just north of the California border near Grants Pass and Medford, and also in Eastern Oregon

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Oregon Mining

2021-10-30  Onlookers stand above a hydraulic gold mining operation in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Oregon’s history is rich with gold. Whole towns were born, lived, and died in the search for the precious metal. The first gold

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Chinese Miners in

2021-10-23  Chinese miners in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Chinese immigrants have a long history of mining gold in Oregon. The earliest groups worked placer digs around Jacksonville which boasts the first Oregon Chinatown, a claim that is disputed by Baker City.

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Gold Mine at Cornucopia, c. 1888 - Oregon History Project

2018-3-17  The Oregon Gold Mining Company in Cornucopia reported a 20-stamp mill in 1889. This was an industrial operation that required substantial buildings and heavy machinery. The lumber used to build this structure was probably milled in Baker County, and like the machinery, was taken to Cornucopia by horse-drawn wagon.

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Oregon Mines - Mining Artifacts

2015-1-1  OREGON MINES. Mammoth Mine - Elkhorn Mnts. near Sumpter, OR. In the early 1850s, prospectors first discovered gold in the southern region of what was then Oregon Territory. In the 1860s, gold miners moved into eastern Oregon. In both areas, corporations with outside investors soon replaced small and independent mining

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Historic Gold Mining at Galice Creek, Oregon ...

2020-2-13  Galice, Oregon, has been recognized as a source of plentiful gold and ores since the 1850s. To this day, gold is mined from Galice Creek in Josephine County. There are still several active mining operations there. Let’s take a look at the rich history of this unique mining settlement. Prospectors Find Gold

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Oregon Mines - Photograph Oregon

From the early 1900’s to the 1930’s cinnabar mining was king in this area east of Prineville, Oregon. They were extracting the mercury from cinnabar drop by drop to use it in the silver and gold mining industries in other local mining efforts. At some point, one

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Grant County, Oregon Mines – Western Mining History

All 1,032 mines in Grant County, Oregon. Blue Bucket Mining Co. Canyon Mountain Mining Co. Charlie Q. H F England Co. M M Mining Co. St. Anthoney Mining Co. St. Anthoney Mining Co. Stahler Dan E.

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Mining Records

2018-9-12  Mining Records - Index The digital records available here are scans of the literature originally found in DOGAMI published and unpublished hardcopy holdings. Scans have been combined into single PDFs that may include maps, letters, news clippings, photographs, and reports.

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Baker County

2019-12-5  information regarding Oregon's mineral occurrences, prospects, and mines

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7 Rivers in Oregon that are Full of Gold Nuggets ...

2016-11-9  Gold Mining in Oregon . Oregon is one of the best states to mine for gold in the US. The gold deposits are widespread but are richest in the southern part of the state just north of the California border near Grants Pass and Medford, and also in Eastern Oregon

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Oregon Mining

2021-10-30  Onlookers stand above a hydraulic gold mining operation in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Oregon’s history is rich with gold. Whole towns were born, lived, and died in the search for the precious metal. The first gold

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State of Oregon: Oregon Ghost Towns - Chinese Miners in

2021-10-23  Chinese miners in the late 1800s. (Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society) Enlarge Image Chinese immigrants have a long history of mining gold in Oregon. The earliest groups worked placer digs around Jacksonville which boasts the first Oregon Chinatown, a claim that is disputed by Baker City.

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Gold Mine at Cornucopia, c. 1888 - Oregon History Project

2018-3-17  The Oregon Gold Mining Company in Cornucopia reported a 20-stamp mill in 1889. This was an industrial operation that required substantial buildings and heavy machinery. The lumber used to build this structure was probably milled in Baker County, and like the machinery, was taken to Cornucopia by horse-drawn wagon.

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Jackson County ...

2019-12-10  Oregon Mining Company News: Gold Hill District: Oregon Placer Mines Claim: Oregon Placer Mines Map: Gold Hill District: Oregon Placer Mines Claim: Oregon Placer Mines News: Gold Hill District: Oregon Placer Mines Claim: Oregon Placer Mines Reports: Gold Hill District: Pacific Syndicate Mine

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Mining Records

2018-9-12  Mining Records - Index The digital records available here are scans of the literature originally found in DOGAMI published and unpublished hardcopy holdings. Scans have been combined into single PDFs that may include maps, letters, news clippings, photographs, and reports.

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Historic Gold Mining at Galice Creek, Oregon ...

2020-2-13  Galice, Oregon, has been recognized as a source of plentiful gold and ores since the 1850s. To this day, gold is mined from Galice Creek in Josephine County. There are still several active mining operations there. Let’s take a look at the rich history of this unique mining settlement. Prospectors Find Gold

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Baker County

2019-12-5  information regarding Oregon's mineral occurrences, prospects, and mines

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Oregon Historical Mining Information - Coos County

2020-3-25  Mining Records - Coos County The digital records available here are scans of the literature originally found in DOGAMI published and unpublished hardcopy holdings. Scans have been combined into single PDFs that may include maps, letters, news clippings, photographs, and reports.

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MAP SHOWING LOCATIONS OF MINES AND PROSPECTS

2012-1-18  in quartzite (Oro Cache mine) and gold-copper replacement deposits along shear zones in schist (Carmen Creek mine). Sulfide minerals in the ore are pyrite, chalcopyrite, galena, and sphalerite; gold occurs with the sulfides. The Oro Cache mine, opened about 1897, is

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Crook County, Oregon Mining Claims The Diggings™

47 active mining claims. 1,295 closed mining claims. 1 Other mines located in Crook County, Oregon. Listing claims originally filed between the 2010's and the 1920's .

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