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Photo ID: A4322
Mine: Rocky Bar or Estey
County: Placer
Date: 1915
Description: Diver standing next to a woman and recovering gold from the deep pools in the bed of the North Fork of the American River, east of Colfax. This is an example of placer mining.

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