Placer miners at Auburn Ravine ca. 1852 (colorized)

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Placer miners at Auburn Ravine ca. 1852 (colorized)

Photo Description

This iconic mining scene depicts placer miners at Auburn Ravine, California circa 1852. In a rarely photographed scene, American and Chinese miners work side by side at a sluice.

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Best Historical Photos: Colorized Mining Scenes

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