Humbug Creek

Humbug Creek (HMUWN)

Location: Nevada City, CA 95959 Nevada County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 20.3', W 120° 55.926'

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The 7874 foot tunnel, engineered by Hamilton Smith Jr. from the Malakoff Diggings, has its outlet in Humbug Creek 1 mile up stream. In the late 1870's, tailings from the Malakoff Diggings filled the river channel to a depth of 60 feet. Remnants of these tailings may still be seen along the banks of South Yuba River downstream from this point.
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HM NumberHMUWN
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Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 5:52am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 678214 N 4356362
Decimal Degrees39.33833333, -120.93210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.3', W 120° 55.926'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 18.00" N, 120° 55' 55.56" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12770 Madrone Forest Dr, Nevada City CA 95959, US
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