The Humbug Mine

The Humbug Mine (HM1QXU)

Location: Jamestown, CA 95327 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 58.078', W 120° 26.186'

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The Humbug Mine was situated on the east slope of Table Mountain near Jamestown. It was the richest mine of its kind in the Mother Lode. Producing more than $4,000,000 worth of gold in its heyday due to the geology of the mountain, the mine produced placer and river gold, as opposed to hard rock which is what is normally found underground. John O'Neil took out the first patent on the property in November of 1880. The Humbug Mine began on his property and ran partially under it. In an agreement with O'Neil for the mineral rights, the mine was operated by The California Company out of Boston. The mine was owned and operated from 1914 to 1950 by Frank T. Moyle and his family.
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HM NumberHM1QXU
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByMatuca Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 725190 N 4205361
Decimal Degrees37.96796667, -120.43643333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 58.078', W 120° 26.186'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 58' 4.68" N, 120° 26' 11.16" W
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Area Code(s)209
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18984 Rawhide Rd, Jamestown CA 95327, US
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