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Hydraulic Mining at Hahn's Peak c. 1890 M. McIntosh to left of center.
Photo caption from "Historic Hahns Peak" by T. Stevenson page 31: Early placer mining at Poverty Bar. Elk River combined with Willow Creek's water furnished hydraulic power to strip whole hillsides down to barren wasteland which became known as Hahns Peak's Rockwash. Guthery Drake Hahns Peak Mining People B & W Photo Scanner: Epson 1640 SU