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 […]
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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 […]
Jeffrey Dupra could be described as a true Renaissance man of Nevada County. A talented writer, artist, performer, and musician, he generously spends much of his time volunteering for […]
“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 […]
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Because of the variety of events at the Foundry, volunteers may help at a Greg Brown show one night, then pivot to a major production like Fright Night, sometimes […]
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 […]
One of the most devoted supporters of the Miners Foundry is Glady Birdsong. Glady has served on the Miners Foundry Board of Trustees for many years (currently as Secretary) […]
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 […]
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