Sunbeam Mill

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October 7, 1937: “NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE OF REAL PROPERTY.

No. 31215, IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KERN.

AMERICO RIZZARDINI,  Plaintiff

Vs.

SUNBEAM MINING COMPANY, a corporation, Defendant

Under and by virtue of an execution issued out of the Superior Court of the State of California, in and for the County of Kern, in and action wherein Americo Rizzardini was plaintiff and Sunbeam Mining Company, a corporation, defendant, upon a judgment rendered on the 22nd day of September, 1937, in favor of said plaintiff and against said defendant, for the sum of $4,576.64, current lawful money of the United States of

America, with interest from date of said judgment, I have this day levied upon all the right, title, claim, and interest of said defendant of, in and to all that certain real property situated, lying and being in the County of Kern, State of California, and more particularly described as follows, to- wit—

–        Lost River Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 412 of Official Records, page 255;

–        East Side Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 412 of Official Records, page 256;

–        Lost River Fraction Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 412 of Official Records, page 257;

–        Side Winder Extension Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 412 of Official Records, page 257;

–        Barstow Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 351 of Official Records, page 413:

–        Volcanic Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 351 of Official Records, page 413;

–        Side Winder Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 351 of Official Records, page 414;

–        Wolverine Mining Claim, in the Randsburg Mining District, in the County of Kern, State of California in Book 351 of Official Records, page 415, together with all tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances, dwelling house, fixtures, machinery and equipment pertaining to or appertaining thereto.

Notice is hereby given that I will, on the 23rd day of October, 1937, at 10:00 o’clock A.M. of said day, at the United States Post office in Randsburg, California, sell at public auction, for current lawful money of the United States of America, all the right, title, claim, and interest of said defendants in and to the above described property, or so much thereof as may be necessary to satisfy said judgment, with accruing costs, to the highest bidder.

Dated:  September 23, 1937

STEWART FRASER

Constable of the Tenth Township, in the County of Kern, State of California

A. E. PARK AND

H. E. SCHMIDT

Attorneys for Plaintiff

1962: “SUNBEAM PROSPECT, located NE ¼ sec. 26, T29S, R40E, MDM. Rand district; 1 ¼ miles northwest of Johannesburg, on east side of road.  Five claims.  Numerous shallow inclined shafts, short drift, and crosscut adits and trenches.  No recorded production. .”  - Mines and Minerals of Kern County California, California Division of Mines  and Geology, Report 1, Page 189

AUTHORS NOTE, (BP 11/2010):

 

Although the above references to the Sunbeam claim do not include a mill, the location of the Sunbeam Mining Co. is in close proximity  to  the cyanide tailings and a mill foundation that exist at this site.

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