Alta Silver and Rock Eagle Mines

Way back in 2004, I met up with Dan, my dad, Micah, Lewis, his son Aaron, Werner, John, and his cousin for a trip to some out-of-the-way mines out in the Mojave desert. Some of these are very old mines. This mine was discovered by Frank Riggs, who worked the nearby Riggs Mine.

Alta Silver and Rock Eagle Mines

Also, see the Riggs Cabin

Riggs Cabin
Out near Baker, is the Riggs Cabin at the old Riggs Mine. We first went out there on a chilly January day in 2004. I’ve been back many times over the years. It makes a nice place to camp. The oldest mine in the Silurian Hills, the Riggs Mine was