Guide to the Ghost Towns, Mining Camps,
and Other Formerly Inhabited Places in
Locations beginning with J
In the Granite Springs Mining District, which is located in the upper northwest corner of the county, straddling the Tuolumne County line, north of Lake McClure. Most of the gold mines in the district closed down by the 1930s. Actual location of the mine is not determined.
JAMES H. HENRY DREDGE
…SEE Bear Creek #2
JAY BRUCE’S SAWMILL
This old mine is located on the
This old mining
town was located at the north end of
Mining District is located in the same area as the Sweetwater
Mining District, but is treated separately from the Sweetwater Mining
District in the
For more information on the mines in the Jerseydale Mining District click on the appropriate links below.
· FELICIANA MINE (#2)
· LOUISA MINE (#2)
JOHN HITE’S SAWMILL
…SEE Hite’s Sawmill
JOHNNY GREEN MINE
This copper mine was located in the West Westfall Copper Mines area, just southwest of the Copper Hill Mine, 3.5 miles northwest of the Green Mountain Smelter, which is 1.2 AIR miles west of White Rock Road, 3.5 AIR miles south of the junction of White Rock/West Westfall roads, and 7.0 AIR miles north of the four-county intersection.
On Whitlock Road, 2.0 miles northwest of the junction of Whitlock Road/Colorado Road north of Mariposa and 0.3 miles east of the Sherlock Road junction. It is in the Whitlock Mining District.
Named after John F. “Quartz” JOHNSON, this old hard rock gold mine was located near Hornitos. It was originally discovered and worked by JOHNSON in the 1850s. He had a two-stamp mill here to process ore. The camp was active again in the early 1930s.
placer gold and dredging camp located between present Exchequer Dam and
Located in the Bagby Mining District. Actual location not determined.
This hard rock gold mine is located in the Bagby Mining District, and was located about seven miles north of the Mountain King Mine, which is on the Merced River, about six miles east of Bagby.
Juniper Mine (same one???) is shown on the California Division of Mines
& Geology, Bulletin 193 map about a mile southwest of
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