Shasta County California

Between 1880 and 1959, Shasta County produced 2,033,000 ounces of gold, of which 375,472 ounces came from placers. Each summer finds many amateur and “pocket” gold hunters and dredgers working the county’s streams. Along the west-central border of the county in Deadwood, the district is French Gulch. It had a total production of 128,000 ounces, …

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