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This Ride Through An Old Coal Mine In Northern California Will Take You Back In Time

The Gold Rush was a pretty big deal in this part of the country. But, how many of you know about the coal business out here? It played a significant part in the industrial revolution and one of the most productive area for coal mining was in our own backyard. Here’s one coal mine you can still travel through–you’re going to love it!

The next time your kids complain about learning their California history on the gold rush, impress them with this bit of knowledge about the coal companies in our neck of the woods!

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.