Title: Pioneer Reduction Works Records,
Date (inclusive): 1898-1926
Box Number: 645-660
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Gold mines and mining--California--Nevada County
Correspondence, receipts, accounts.
Pioneer Reduction Works was established Dec. 8, 1858. In 1888, it had two roasting furnaces for ore as well as facilities
for leaching gold and silver. Five men were employed by the owner, Mr. Maltman. From 1892 to 1926, when it ceased operations
the works was owned by Benjamin Hall, who purchased it from Mr. Maltman.