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  • Death Valley NP Historic Resource Study Table of

    Death Valley NP Historic Resource Study Table of

    E. Furnace Creek. Borax Mining in Death Valley a Early Production in Region Limited b Harmony and Eagle Borax Works Process Cottonballs c Discovery of Colemanite Revolutionizes Industry d Pacific Coast Borax Company Turns Attention to Calico Mountain Deposits e Borax Mining Returns to Death Valley and the Lila C.

  • Draft DRECP and EIREIS Appendix L, Bureau of Land ...

    Draft DRECP and EIREIS Appendix L, Bureau of Land ...

    2014-9-22Salt Creek itself is described in several historic accounts of travelughthro this portion of the Mojave Desert. Salt Creek was along the Mormon Trail which is important to the western expansion of the United States. Salt Creek was the first known Mormon mining operation in California.

  • Railroads in Colorado, 1858-1948 | History Colorado

    Railroads in Colorado, 1858-1948 | History Colorado

    Railroads played a significant role in the overall development of Colorado. The document was created as a result of a Colorado State Historical Fund grant awarded to Colorado State Parks for the purpose of preparing a historic context that would assist in evaluation and planning efforts related to railroad abandonments and potential rails-to-trails conversions.

  • South Dakota Mining History

    South Dakota Mining History

    2019-5-5The 4th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Lead, South Dakota, July 29-August 1, 1993. The Golden Hills Resort and Conference Center was the venue for the program sessions and some social events. Lead and its sister city, Deadwood, are the two most important towns in this historic mining area.

  • Wisconsin-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    Wisconsin-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    2015-1-2Lead ore was the first metal ore mined in Wisconsin, followed by zinc and iron. Although southwestern Wisconsin is best known today for its rich farmlands, place names such as Mineral Point, Hardscrabble, New Diggings, Black Jack and Lead Mine evoke an earlier time when local mines produced much of the nations lead.

  • Silver Bow Creek Greenway Trails | City and County of ...

    Silver Bow Creek Greenway Trails | City and County of ...

    The planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of the Silver-Bow Greenway System Corridor along 22 miles of Silver Bow Creek is part of a massive cleanup of the creek. It includes the creation of the Greenway Service District GSD, a collaboration of Anaconda-Deer Lodge and Butte-Silver Bow counties that develops and maintains trails and supporting services along the creek from ...

  • Juab County Profile

    Juab County Profile

    2017-9-14The first settlement in Juab Valley occurred in 1851 when a group of Mormon settlers arrived near Salt Creek at present day Nephi. Their economy was based primarily on agriculture, In 1869 precious metals were discovered in the Tintic region, changing

  • 10 Most Historic Neighborhoods In Denver

    10 Most Historic Neighborhoods In Denver

    2016-11-1510 Historic Neighborhoods In Denver That Will Take You Back In Time. The Mile High City has grown in leaps and bounds since its inception in 1858 as a mining settlement, but many of its notable structures, landmarks, and houses have been lovingly preserved and restored over the years and stand proud in the neighborhoods they call home.

  • Selected - Utah

    Selected - Utah

    2005-7-8vides general information on what a mining district is, how many mining districts are in Utah, types of mineral deposits found at these districts, and landownership issues. The second part includes individual mining-district discussions containing information on location, produc-tion, history, geology, mineralogy, and currentfuture operations.

  • Mining Claims - Utah State Archives

    Mining Claims - Utah State Archives

    2019-7-25Utah county recorders and mining district recorders have kept numerous documents associated with individual mining claims. Many of these records are available at the Utah State Archives. ... troops who were stationed in Utah and who were also veteran prospectors organized Utahs first mining districts in Tooele and Salt Lake Counties.

  • Juab County - ilovehistory.utah.gov

    Juab County - ilovehistory.utah.gov

    2013-10-8Juab County is a part of the Basin and Range physiographic province. Most of its fertile farming land lies in the Juab Valley near Nephi at the base of Mount Nebo 11,877 feet. Also in the east of the county is the rich Tintic mining district and the rolling sand dunes of Little Sahara Recreation Area.

  • Roswell District | New Mexico State Police

    Roswell District | New Mexico State Police

    Rich with tourist attractions and national parks, including Carlsbad Caverns and the Alien Capital of the World, Roswells District 3 has a vibrant and active community.

  • Salt Creek | Visit California

    Salt Creek | Visit California

    Death Valley is full of surprises and oddities, such as the fact that this arid, desolate valley was once part of a massive freshwater lake. A remnant of this lake is found at Salt Creek, where freshwater converted to saltwater as the giant lake dried up about 10,000 years ago. The creek is home to the Salt Creek pupfish, a 2-inch6.4-cm-long fish that lives nowhere else.

  • Phoenix Gold Prospecting Areas - Arizona Mining

    Phoenix Gold Prospecting Areas - Arizona Mining

    The Bagdad district is located 40 miles west of Prescott. Another productive area, it has produced significant amounts of both lode and placer. Other noteworthy mining districts within Yavapai County include the Black Canyon, Black Rock, Castle Creek, Cherry Creek, Copper Basin, Granite Creek, Hassayampa, Minnehaha, and Turkey districts.

  • Boom, Bust and After Life in the Salt Creek Oil Field ...

    Boom, Bust and After Life in the Salt Creek Oil Field ...

    2 The Salt Creek Oil Field. Midwest sits on high ground above Salt Creek, in the middle of the Salt Creek Oil Field, an oval-shaped piece of central Wyoming 10 miles long and five miles wide. People had been extracting oil from the ground there since 1889 a trickle at first, and then a river, and now a flood.

  • Mining History Association Links

    Mining History Association Links

    2019-10-1Mining history education is the prime goal of the Mining History Association. ... Take a virtual tour of the Cripple Creek and Victor, Colorado Mining District with the members of the Mining History Association during their 2003 ... Take a photographic tour of more than a dozen historic Idaho mining towns and camps through galleries of photos ...

  • History of Mining in Utah

    History of Mining in Utah

    2018-4-3Between 1865 and 1917, a little over 50 years, one report compiled for the Salt Lake Mining Review listed total production value for the State of Utah at over 800 million dollars The bulk of that value from the Bingham West Mountain District, the combined Park City Districts, and the Tintic District.

  • Gold Panning At Libby Creek Montana Gold Claims

    Gold Panning At Libby Creek Montana Gold Claims

    The placer mining activity in this very isolated mining district seems to have ended until the mid 1880s. The Second Rush on Libby Creek. By 1883, an outwash of miners from the Coeur dAlene Mining District began to work their way into the Cabinet Mountains via the Vermilion River.

  • Utah Historical Sites and Buildings | Visit Utah

    Utah Historical Sites and Buildings | Visit Utah

    2019-12-17Utahns are known for the loving care with which they preserve homes, buildings, and other sites of historic significance. When visiting any part of the state, be sure and inquire locally about historic sites and buildings in the area which may be lesser-known. For a detailed list of Utah properties ...

  • Old Maps Online

    Old Maps Online

    Welcome to Old Maps Online, the easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. Find a place Browse the old maps. Share on

  • JUAB COUNTY - Utah Education Network

    JUAB COUNTY - Utah Education Network

    In 1869 precious metals were discovered in the Tintic region, changing the economic and industrial destiny of Juab County. The towns of Diamond, Silver City, Mammoth, and especially Eureka became the main areas of the Tintic Mining District, which by 1899 was labeled one of the foremost mining

  • Colorado-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    Colorado-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    2017-8-27Through 2005, the Cripple Creek Mining District produced about 23.5 million troy ounces of gold. The old underground mines are now exhausted, but open pit mining has operated since 1994 east of Cripple Creek, near its sister city of Victor, Colorado.

  • Historic Map Collection | UW Digital

    Historic Map Collection | UW Digital

    Home Browse Our Top-Level Collections Historic Map Collection ... Tintic mining district Tinton, Wyo.-S. Dak. Tinton, Wyo.-S. Dak. Tinton, Wyo.-S. Dak. ... 1948 Topographic map of the H. W. Davis ranch on lower Salt Creek Topographic map of the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming-Montana-Idaho Topographic map of the Yellowstone National ...

  • Silver mining in the United States - Wikipedia

    Silver mining in the United States - Wikipedia

    2019-12-23The discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1858 inaugurated large-scale silver mining in the United States. The Comstock was the first important silver-mining district in the United States, and its discovery stimulated a great deal of prospecting for silver across the Great Basin area of

  • Utah Historic Sites | Utah.com

    Utah Historic Sites | Utah.com

    2 On the western side of Capitol Hill is the Marmalade Historic District, or Fruit Tree Streets where many original pioneer-era homes are located, 801 533-0858. Memory Grove at the mouth of City Creek Canyon, just east of the State Capitol and within walking distance of downtown Salt Lake City, is dedicated to Utahs war dead.

  • National Register of Historic Places Listings

    National Register of Historic Places Listings

    2011-5-6May 6, 2011. The Director of the National Park Service is pleased to send you the following announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Utah-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    Utah-Mines - Mining Artifacts

    2019-12-25Despite a nationwide mining depression beginning in the 1920s, a new mine opened east of Sunnyside and the Gordon Creek district also entered production. However, the depression deepened as railroads switched to diesel fuel and homeowners changed to natural gas. A few new owners acquired mines in the thirties to power industries still run on coal.

  • Tour The Historic Crystal Gold Mine In Idaho

    Tour The Historic Crystal Gold Mine In Idaho

    2017-7-21Crystal Gold Mine is located near Kellogg, Idaho in what was once referred to as the Coeur dAlene Mining District but is now known as the Silver Valley. Its open seven days a week beginning February 14th and through the end of the year. The mining tour is a family friendly activity that the adults are sure to love just as much as the kids.

  • Montana DEQ Land abandonedmines linkdocs

    Montana DEQ Land abandonedmines linkdocs

    There are few historic mining features left in the district. As noted above the Ivanhoe was the primary mine in the area with the Lost Creek mine developed in 1951. Other mining activity in the district was minimal. A Reservoir Claim was made by Brown in the 1890s. Brown, for whom the lake is named, constructed the first dam at the lake outlet.

  • Mine Maps - Mountain Scholar

    Mine Maps - Mountain Scholar

    Sketch map of the Texas Group of gold mines, property of the Ariaona Gold Belt Mining Company, Black Rock Mining District, Yavapai Company, Arizona

  • Cherry Creek - Viscount Mining Inc.

    Cherry Creek - Viscount Mining Inc.

    2019-5-27A photo of the Cherry Creek area is located in Figure 1. Cherry Creek. Here at one time was the largest town in White Pine County, part of the Cherry Creek Mining District. Cherry Creeks main years of gold and silver production were between 1872 and 1883. At the peak of its prosperity, the town had an estimated population of 6,000.

  • Mining Companies beginning with the letters S - Z

    Mining Companies beginning with the letters S - Z

    Wickham Mining and Smelting Company -Incorporated in Massachusetts - Properties in Township of Wickham, County of Drummond, in the District of Arthabaska in the Province of Canada -

  • Montana DEQ Land abandonedmines linkdocs

    Montana DEQ Land abandonedmines linkdocs

    Mining Truth . 1930. Clipper Group. The Clipper group is located on the north fork of Camp Creek, the fork is known as Wickiup Wickeyup in the historic literature Creek. The Clipper vein was opened by a 300 foot shaft. Ores from the mine carried as much as 25 copper in the form of malachite, azurite and cuprite Winchell 1914.

  • Utahs Gold History Utah Geological Survey

    Utahs Gold History Utah Geological Survey

    Utahs Gold History. Gold producing areas in Utah mentioned in text. ... stationed with his regiment at Camp Douglas in the foothills east of Salt Lake City, and others formally organized the first mining district, West Mountain currently Bingham in 1863, after the discovery of lead-silver ore in Bingham Canyon in the Oquirrh Mountains of ...

  • Mining - Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy

    Mining - Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy

    Leesburg Mining District ... Lemhi County, ID. Liberty Historic District Gold Placers Incorporated Claim, Route 2, Cle Elum, Liberty. Liberty Historic District Route 2, Cle Elum, Liberty, Kittitas County. ... Bingham Canyon Mine, State Route 48, Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake County. Vermont Marble Quarry Abandoned Mine Site, Limestone Hills, 2.25 ...

  • A History of Service - Salt River Project

    A History of Service - Salt River Project

    From the early Hohokam to the first settlers, Salt River Projects SRP history is unique. Read below to see how an idea for a dam became the nations third largest public power utility and one of Arizonas largest water suppliers.