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Step into the old powerhouse building and you could be transported back 50 to 100 years ago. Old equipment, including the massive Pelton Wheel which was the power source for nearby mines, showcase the many tools used in the mining past. Its a great stop...更多
Somehow this gem of a museum hasn't received the attention it truly deserves. The four of us literally had the place to ourselves and thoroughly enjoyed what became an essentially private two-hour tour led by friendly and knowledgeable docents John and Isaac. So many interesting...更多
We loved visiting the Northstar Mine Powerhouse in Grass Valley. The docent was very knowledgeable and gave you a little history. He was an engineer and could explain all the machines and they all worked! It was a delightful experience and made me appreciate the...更多
If you're in either Grass Valley or Nevada City, it is worth making the pilgrimage to this museum. Situated on the site of an old mine power house it features the largest Pelton wheel ever made, 30' in diameter and capable of producing 1,000 Hp...更多
Displays of operating mining equipment. Large number of Pelton wheels on display. One is 30' in dia. Donations support the museum. Docent tours available.
Make a day of the mines! See Empire and then come to north star! You will learn a lot, they have a donation box. Other than that no fee. Tour operator was very knowledgeable and fun!