Founded 1856This original brick building in continuous usage as a foundry for over 110 years. Famous Pelton Waterwheel developed and manufactured here in 1878. Ingenious double-cupped bucket designed by Lester A. Pelton of Camptonville and Nevada City. It became the basis for Hydro-electric turbin generators throughout the world.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart No.10, E Clampus Vitus, Nevada City, Nevada County, California. May 14, 1986|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 3:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 670847 N 4347739|
|Decimal Degrees||39.26216667, -121.01973333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 15.73', W 121° 1.184'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 15' 43.80" N, 121° 1' 11.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 317 Spring St, Nevada City CA 95959, US|
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