Brass Wire Bar, California

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Brass Wire Bar is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] Brass Wire Bar is located on the South Yuba River, across from Washington.[1] It was a mining camp; Chinese miners worked the site in 1880. About $50,000 dollars worth of gold was found there.[2]


  1. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 574. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  2. ^ Gudde, Erwin G. (1975). California Gold Camps. Berkley, CA: University of California Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-520-26144-0.