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Mining locomotive

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5-ton steam locomotive used in the Yellow Aster Mine in the early 1900s; gift of Big Butte Mining Co. in 1956. Photo shows locomotive sitting in museum yard at Randsburg

Burton's Tropico Mine

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Tropico gold mine located West of Rosamond. The mine was discovered in the 1870s by Dr.L.A. Crandall. Changing hands several times, the mine was acquired by brothers Clifford and Cecil Burton in the 1920s. The Mine closed in 1956.

Amalie Mine

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Amalie Mine, a gold mine opened in the 1880s. It was discovered by Chris Mohr, a German, who named it for his sweetheart in Germany. Closed down in the 20th century.

Bagby panoramic view

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Panoramic view of town of Bagby, Calif.; showing bridge, dam, mills and town buildings; view upriver.

Bagby panorama

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Panoramic view of town of Bagby, Calif., circa 1910; showing bridge, dam, mills and town buildings; view upriver.