Miners Foundry - Allans Machine Shop

Miners Foundry - Allans Machine Shop (HM8AX)

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

N 39° 15.73', W 121° 1.184'

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Founded 1856

This original brick building in continuous usage as a foundry for over 110 years. Famous Pelton Waterwheel developed and manufactured here in 1878. Ingenious double-cupped bucket designed by Lester A. Pelton of Camptonville and Nevada City. It became the basis for Hydro-electric turbin generators throughout the world.
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HM NumberHM8AX
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1986
Placed ByWm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart No.10, E Clampus Vitus, Nevada City, Nevada County, California. May 14, 1986
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 3:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 670847 N 4347739
Decimal Degrees39.26216667, -121.01973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.73', W 121° 1.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 43.80" N, 121° 1' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 317 Spring St, Nevada City CA 95959, US
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