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The Pelton Wheel

Invented in the 1870s by Lester Allan Pelton, the Pelton Wheel revolutionized hydro-power and hydroelectricity. Manufactured at the Miners Foundry, the Pelton Wheel is an impulse type water turbine which […]

Boudoir @ the Foundry

Have you been considering a boudoir photography session?  They aren’t just for the bedroom any more! Photography by Savvy Kay Photography Styled by Savvy Kay

The Stone Hall

Built in 1859, the Stone Hall is the oldest section of the historic Miners Foundry.  The Foundry has always moved in conjunction with Nevada City, adapting its use to serve […]

Upper Gallery Ceiling

  “Charles & David saw beauty in all people, animals, and things, even when they were considered junk by others. ” ~ Paul Matson To see one of the most […]

Gus & Leora

Congratulations!  We hope your life together will be filled with joy, happiness and lots of love!

May Martin Goyne

The consummate blend of professional, philanthropist, community leader, and supporter of the arts, May Martin Goyne continues to inspire women in Nevada County.  Born in Nevada City in 1875, May […]

The Joseph Mayer Organ

Although many historical pieces on display at the Miners Foundry, the Joseph Mayer pipe organ is a definite favorite.  Born May 27, 1823 in Baden Wurttemberg, Germany, Joseph Severin Mayer […]