Edison Building

Edison Building (HM15TE)

Location: Oroville, CA 95965 Butte County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 30.799', W 121° 33.299'

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Edison Ore Mining & Miocene Mining Co. Oct. 1879 to May 1881 by Major Frank McLaughlin searched for platinum to use in Edison's electric light globe. Used a process to remove gold from black sands found in mine tailings.

Miocene Mining Co. operated a hydraulic mine on Thompson Flat and extended Davis Ditch from Pentz to Thompson Flat.
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HM NumberHM15TE
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByExchange Club of Oroville
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 1:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 624219 N 4374739
Decimal Degrees39.51331667, -121.55498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.799', W 121° 33.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 47.94" N, 121° 33' 17.94" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2016 Bird St, Oroville CA 95965, US
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