Mining in Yuba County (Images of America) by Kathleen Smith

By Kathleen Smith

Mining in Yuba County illustrates the tale of the way this geologically precise a part of California drew multitudes of individuals from around the globe through the early days of the Gold Rush. It depicts the region's evolution from anarchy to civilization. It supplies faces to the people who have been instrumental in growing society in Yuba. It elaborates on incidents within which Yuba motivated the state, on concerns as traditionally major as California getting into the Union as a loose kingdom and affecting the end result of the Civil conflict. Mining in Yuba fostered technological development brought about via the depletion of floor gold and the need to get to the obscured gold. Conflicts among miners and agriculturists over hydraulic mining have been litigated, and landmark felony judgements concerning the rules of hydraulic mining all yet ended the perform and have been the beginnings of environmental protectionism and water rights concerns in California. ultimately, it unearths that regardless of heavy rules that exist this day, there's nonetheless mining in Yuba County.

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