CA, Sierra Nevada

Telegraph City

I had been wanting to check out this area for a while and one day we were able to meet up with a few exploring buddies and go out there.

Telegraph City got its namesake from the telegraph lines running from Stockton to Sonora. It was established in 1860s as a copper camp. Probably a few hundred miners lived in the area during the copper rush to Copperopolis. Only a few building and mining ruins remain.

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