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Old 06-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Buck Doft Buck Doft is offline
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Location: Artois Ca.
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Hi Dale,

The ""Plumas" smoke stack was seen in 1970. The site is on State Parks land and the Parks people did not search their property very well when the acquired the parcel in 1930. The land is very difficult to get into and it would be unlikely it was salvaged. The inlet that the "Plumas" came up to save itself, has been filled with silt about 100 yards down stream. We are wondering if the stack was the reason for this build up. If the stack was thin material it would have washed much further away.

Another riverboat, the "California'" also had its stack jutting out of the silt, in 1970 and it is located next to a dirt road. The "California" stack most likely carried off.
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