Dedrick
Dedrick
Dedrick
Coordinates: 40°51′46″N 123°02′12″W / 40.86278°N 123.03667°W / 40.86278; -123.03667Coordinates: 40°51′46″N 123°02′12″W / 40.86278°N 123.03667°W / 40.86278; -123.03667
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyTrinity
Elevation
2,526 ft (770 m)
GNIS feature ID1655959[1]

Dedrick is a ghost town in Trinity County, California.[1][2]

History

Dedrick had a post office from 1891 to 1941.[3]

The Globe Mine near Dedrick was in operation from 1890 until 1918. The mine, reported as being among the highest in the state, was located at about 7000 feet and used a two mile long aerial tramway and a 20-stamp mill.[4] In 1912, it was reported that one hundred men were on the payroll.[5]

In 1903, Dedrick was referred to as a mining camp with the Chloride-Bailey mine in operation along with Dibble's Saloon.[6]

Historical Marker

A historical marker was erected in 1994 by Leonard Morris Family and E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter #62.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Dedrick". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Dedrick, Trinity County, California from ghosttowns.com accessed on Jan. 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "California Post Offices and Counties". Retrieved December 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Another Great Gold Mine Shuts Down in Trinity". Bakersfield Morning Echo. August 18, 1918. p. 8. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  5. ^ "Mine Tunnel Pierces Globe Mountain". The Sacramento Bee. October 15, 1912. p. 7. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  6. ^ "Stranger's Queer Conduct in a Mining Town". Oroville Daily Register. Jan 29, 1903. p. 2. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  7. ^ "Dedrick Historical Marker". The Historical Marker Database. Retrieved February 1, 2021.