Bristol Silver Tramway

Part of the Bristol Silver Mine, the tramway hauled ore over the mountain from the mine to the railhead. Only a few tramways still stand, and this double-rope one is quite impressive.

I first checked out this tramway in 2003. In 2013, we made two trips up to the top. The first trip was in some deep snow.

Tram station

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Bristol Silver Mine
This was a huge mine camp with a long history of operation that we were able to get a private tour of in 2003. At the time, the camp was guarded full-time by caretakers. They showed us around and gave a great tour, even allowing us to go underground and