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NorCal - New Almaden Brunch & Cruise
2003-10-12
Prowler Owners gathered at Krispy Kreme in Mountain View and when we left for New Almadin we had 10 Prowlers. Upon our arrival we began learning so much about the 19th century mining of mercury in the New Almaden area south of San Jose. Terry Williams our wonderful park ranger gave us a personal tour of the museum including stories of the mining venture that are so little known to people even living close by. As she explained the name came from Almaden, Spain where almost all of the previous mercury came from. New Almaden at one time had over 1800 miners that worked the richest, largest (over 100 miles of tunnels!), and most profitable of all mines including all of the California gold mines combined!
The Group left to right - Scott Curtis, Harry Sands, Glen Dennee & Robin, Benjamin & Brittany Aronson, Jane Horvath, Dick Osgood, Jim Clayton, Sue Osgood, Charlotte Curtis, Dave & Shirley Phillips, and Diane & Jack LoVerde.
What we have two Yellow cars together
The front of the museum which used to be the Mine Superintendents home.
A better look at most of the cars.
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