Altaville Foundry & Machine Works

Altaville Foundry & Machine Works (HM8EH)

Location: Angels Camp, CA 95222 Calaveras County
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N 38° 4.775', W 120° 33.308'

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Founded by J.M. Wooster

— Est. 1854 —

Is the site of the longest running continuously operated foundry west of the Mississippi River. All quartz machinery needed for the numerous mines surrounding the Altaville, Angels Camp area was cast here. It was previously known as Altaville Foundry and Machine Works, Calavaras Iron & Steel Co., and lastly California Electric Steel Co. Previous owners: D.D. Demarest & T.H. Fullen, 1860, Lawrence Monte Verde & Demarest Family 1892, Lawrence Monte Verde Family 1928.
HM NumberHM8EH
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number288
Year Placed1995
Placed ByPrincess Parlor No.84, N.D.G.W., Angels Town Center, May 27, 1995
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 714436 N 4217467
Decimal Degrees38.07958333, -120.55513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.775', W 120° 33.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 46.50" N, 120° 33' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 277 CA-4 Business, Angels Camp CA 95222, US
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