Shasta Memory Bank 4.17.11

Gold miners, bespattered with tallow, from the Midas Mine at Harrison Gulch, around the turn of the century. Of special interest are the candles and holders carried by the miners, as well as their lunch buckets. Click on the image to enlarge it.

Photo courtesy of Shasta Historical Society

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