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Placer County – List of Stone Quarries, Etc. (Continued) *

  • Sandy Run, Placer County, California – the Shady Run Mining Co. (Quartz Crystals) (From The Structural and Industrial Materials of California, Bulletin No. 38, California, State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, California, 1906.) John Jackson, 42 E. Main st., Stockton.

    Shady Run Mining Co. Quartz Crystal Quarry, located at Shady Run, owned by John Jackson, 42 E. Main st., Stockton.

  • Yuba Pass (near Cisco), Placer County, California – the Crystal Lake Granite Quarries.

    For information and photographs of this quarry, see:

    Cisco (near), Placer County, California – the Crystal Lake Granite Quarries” on this web site.

    In the late 1880s this quarry was was owned and operated by the Western Granite and Marble Company of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.  It is also reported that the granite from this quarry was used for part of the construction of the Mark Hopkins mausoleum located in the old Sacramento City Cemetery in Sacramento. 

    There was a railroad stop at Yuba Pass, which was situated between Yuba Gap and Crystal Lake. In the 1895 U. S. Atlas, the listing reads as follows: City or town name: Yuba Pass; Population: –; County: Placer; Area of State: Central; Has Post Office ? No; Has Railroad ? Yes; Has Express Office? No.

 

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