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The History Mystery #18

This photograph is of a newly restored item on display at the Coarsegold Historic Museum located at 31899 Highway 41 in Coarsegold. Do you know what it is? What was it used for? When it was originally built? Hint: It was built as a work vehicle a long time ago.

Come and see it at our museum we are open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4, and Monday 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Submitted by Karen Morris Coarsegold Historical Society/Coarsegold Historic Museum, 559-642-4448.

www.coarsegoldhistoricmuseum.org

History Mystery 17 Follow-up:

We had one comment about a John Alexander French, but we don’t know if that is the same John French who created the French Trail. Does anyone know if this is the same person? We are still trying to determine what happened to the John French who created the trail.

HM 17 Mammoth mill

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  1. This is a PG&E work cart from 1932. It was used in the East Bay area in California to carry the tools and materials used to built power lines. It was restored by Butch Morris who worked for PG&E for 35 years.

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