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Independence Trail: Flumes, canals and ramps

Short, flat hike along the Independence trail in Nevada County. It is an abandoned water ditch turned into a trail, wheelchair accessible. The water flumes, .

GGMC No. 2 Looking up stream from below Dam. Waste-gate closed and South Wing in position. Entire volume of river carried in Flume, leaving the Riverbed dry. Golden Gate head dam.

GGMC No. 2 Looking up stream from below Dam. Waste-gate closed and South Wing in position. Entire volume of river carried in Flume, leaving the Riverbed dry.

cascading waterfall Knickerbocker creek off the Olmstead Loop Trail.

Hiking down to Knickerbocker Creek, Canyon and waterfalls -

Knickerbocker trail map

Hiking down to Knickerbocker Creek, Canyon and waterfalls -

Quarry cuts in limestone mining operation, caves, climbing, hiking.

Photos and video of the different hiking levels on the Auburn Quarry Trail hike, Cool Cave, Cave Valley climbing park, limestone mine.

PG Newcastle power plant is generating electricity as water from the South Canal is dropped through a penstock, 240' elevation change, spinning a turbine and then discharged into Mormon Ravine at Folsom Lake. This was also the crossing of the North Fork Ditch via a flume across the ravine to approximately where the power plant is today. You ca...

PG&E Newcastle power plant is generating electricity as water from the South Canal is dropped through a penstock, elevation change, spinning a turbine a.

Humbug creek waterfall at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park.

Humbug creek waterfall at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park.

Mt Judah Hike, Donner Peak

A short 5 mile loop hike up to Mt. Judah, south of Donner Summit. Views from Mt. Judah summit and Donner Peak. Overcast day with heavy smoke from Yosemite Ri.

South Yuba River trail can be sun baked dry and hot in certain places.

Hike, swim and explore nature on the South Yuba River Trail north of Nevada City.

Upper Knickerbocker Creek & Waterfalls

A few recordings of water flowing through upper Knickerbocker creeks and waterfalls. The portion of the waterfalls on Knicker are are not easy to access as t.

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