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Lost Cement Gold Mine of Mammoth Mountain, California

Lost Cement Gold Mine of Mammoth Mountain, California . Mono Lake, California by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. In 1857 two German men who had been traveling with a California-bound wagon train left the rest of the group and headed out on their own. Winding up in the Mono Lake region of central California, one of the men would later describe the area

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The Lost White Cement Mine of Mono County, California

Sep 16, 2015· The discovery of the lost White Cement Gold Mine dates back to 1857, which was found in California near the source of the Owens River of the Mammoth Mountain range, at the southern extent of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. There are two similar stories about the original discovery of the White Cement Mines and in []

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Lost Cement Mine Historical Marker

Oct 07, 2006· Somewhere near this spot is located the famous Lost Cement Mine. First discovered in 1857, the find was described as a ledge, 'wide as a curb stone' of rusty, reddish cement, two thirds of it pure gold. (A historical marker located near Mammoth Lakes in Mono County, California.)

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California Historic Point of Interest: Lost Cement Mine

Mono County Points of Interest. 23 June 2009 (Click Photos to Zoom) Lost Cement Mine US 395 Near Owens River Road Crestview Lost Cement Mine. Somewhere near this spot is located the famous Lost Cement Mine. First discovered in 1857, the find was described as a ledge, "wide as a curb stone" of rusty, reddish cement, two thirds of it pure gold

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Lost Cement Mine Wikipedia

May 22, 2008· The Lost Cement Mine is a legendary gold vein situated in the eastern Sierra Nevada of California, United States.. It was supposedly found in 1857 by two men who were separated from their group while crossing the Sierra. They traveled near the headwaters of the Owens River, and found some hardened red igneous rock that may have had a large amount of gold in it.

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lost cement mines Owens Valley History

The Lost Cement Mines By Walter Chalfant EW HE GEOLOGIC story of Mammoth Canyon is as turbulent as the history of its settlers. The canyon, in the eastern flank of the High Sierra, is dominated by gray Mammoth Mountain, 11,034 feet, coated deep with a frothy pumice that mantles the slopes and ridges thereabouts. At one point in

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Mono County, California Mines Western Mining History

All 673 mines in Mono County, California. 9991 Prospect . Ace High . Al Mono . Al Mono Mine . Al Mono Mine . Alexander . Alpha-Oro . Alta Plana . Alta Plana Prospect Lost Horse . Lost Horse Mine . Loughlin . Loughlin Prospect

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California Mines Western Mining History

Mono County Mines (673 Mines) Monterey County Mines (142 Mines) Napa County Mines (252 Latest California Mine Updates Lost Burro Mine . Mammoth Mine . Big Bell Mine . Chemung Mine . Log Cabin Mine . Enterprise 1 & 2

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Mono County, CA mining, mines, mine owners and mine statistics

Mono County, CA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Mono County, CA

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California Mines Western Mining History

Mono County Mines (673 Mines) Monterey County Mines (142 Mines) Napa County Mines (252 Latest California Mine Updates Lost Burro Mine . Mammoth Mine . Big Bell Mine . Chemung Mine . Log Cabin Mine . Enterprise 1 & 2

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The Lost Cement Mine: Wright, James W. A., Smith, Genny

Oct 01, 1984· Among hundred-year-old files of the San Francisco Daily Evening Post, Richard Lingefelter discovered this story of the Lost Cement Mine by James W. A. Wright. Wright wrote his account in the fall of 1879, after a summer visit to Mono County's mining camps in eastern California.

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California Historic Point of Interest: Legend of Deadman

In 1861 the burned and headless body of Robert Hume, a prospector, was found in a shallow grave not far from this site. Later, the head was located in a nearby stream (now known as Deadman Creek). Hume was last seen alive with his partner, Farnsworth, searching for the fabled Lost Cement Mine. When next seen, Farnsworth was asked about his

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Bridgeport, CA Monument To Historical Monuments

Bridgeport, California: Monument To Historical Monuments. E Clampus Vitus granite monument inventories all 50 historical monuments and plaques in Mono County. Don't miss the Mono Diggings, the Lost Cement Mine, or the McGee Mountain Rope Tow!

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Modoc County, California Mining Claims The Diggings™

Filter 1,908 mining claims by commodity, decade, disposition, and type in Modoc County, California.

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Historical Settlement Mammoth Lakes, CA

In 1857, a handful of lost German gold miners found a rich ledge of gold at the headwaters of the Owens River. By 1879, the rumored find had become known as the Lost Cement Mine and the Mammoth boom is on; Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth City back, hosts hotels, saloons, and two newspapers.

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Lost Burro Mine Destination4x4

Aug 01, 2020· Founded in 1907 when Bert Shively picked up a rock to throw at some stray burros and discovered gold, the Lost burro Mine is a great destination in Death Valley.The mine was operated from 1907 to the 1970s, with its greatest production of gold being from 1912 1917.

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Off-Road Travel Mammoth Lakes, Calif.: Off-Road

Aug 11, 2011· Mammoth had its beginning in 1877 when a group of prospectors looking for the “Lost Cement Mine” found gold in Mammoth Creek. Shortly thereafter, Mammoth Mine opened, along with a

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Mono County, CA Gold mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Mono County, CA Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Mono County, CA

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Ghost Town Explorer High Desert Drifter

Ghost Town (Unoccupied) Mono County Circa 1859 to early 1900's Monoville, also known as Mono Diggins; became the first resemblance of a township on the eastern side of the Sierra’s in California as nearby Dog Town Diggins (the first eastern strike), became over crowded.

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Lost Cannon Creek Topo Map in Mono County, California

Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is TOPAZ LAKE 4 N which is approximately 18 miles away and has an elevation of 5,577 feet (358 feet lower than Lost Cannon Creek).

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Photos: Atmospheric river storm drenches California, snow

Jan 29, 2021· In this photo provided by Caltrans District 9, a tractor trailer that is stuck in heavy snowfall at Crestview along U.S. Hwy 395, closed in Mono County, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

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California PacificNG.org

Mining activity entered a boom in the Bodie area in the 1880s, the Bodie and Benton Railway was constructed in 1887 to meet the demand for timber by logging the forests South East of Mono Lake. The B&B's main line stretched from Bodie navigating steep grades and two switchbacks down to Mono Mills and the company sawmill.

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Exploring the Golden Gate Mine before it was lost to the

The Golden Gate Mine was first discovered in 1898 and expanded by further discoveries of "veins of minimal bearing quartz" in the following years. In 1900 J....

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