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    1876 Coke and Charcoal Ovens in Nevada and Arizona

    Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park is an area designated for historic preservation and public recreation located 20 miles south of the town of Ely in White Pine County, Nevada. The 700-acre state park protects beehive-shaped charcoal ovens constructed in the latter half of the 19th century...
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    1865: Cliffs Shaft aka New Barnum Mine in Michigan

    The Iron Cliffs Company was established in 1865 by a group of New Yorkers including Samuel J. Tilden. They obtained property in Marquette County (Ishpeming, Michigan) and opened their first mine, the Barnum Mine, in 1867. Two shaft, the "A" and "B" were sunk. The company obtained three more mine...
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    Ruins of 1879 Union Mine Shaft in Nevada. Underground city?

    Allegedly, this photograph was taken in 1947. What we see here are the Ruins of Union Mine Shaft in Nevada. A mine shaft photographed in 1947 normally would not end up being something exciting. Yet, take a good look at this photograph. Unfortunately, this is the best quality photograph I was...