Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family. The operation took place on Manresa Creek, which the Leonards owned. Enough gold was found to pay for the purchase of land and the construction of a store in the Aptos Village area.
Date: Late 19th century to early 20th century
Place: La Selva Beach
Sources of Information: Tom Leonard, John Hibble
Related Article: Gold Mining in Santa Cruz County
Original size: 3 1/4"x 3 1/4"
This photograph is the property of Tom Leonard.