Indian Mine, California

The mill at the Indian Mine was originally a 2-stamp Nissen mill. Only one stamp was installed.

  A gold ledge originally discovered here in 1903 by a Shoshone Indian who was out hunting mountain sheep, was located as the Indian in 1904 by A. K. Ishmael. Little more than assessment work was done until he found a partner in R. Clapp, who had enough money to develop the mine.
  Together they worked a vein of $25 a ton and erected a 2-stamp mill in the summer of 1910, by Sept. they cast their first gold bar, but closed down a couple of months later because the ore just couldn't pay the costs.

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