Central Nevada and Elko

"DE" Mine and Cave

Out in central Nevada, we found a small cave inside of a larger, abandoned mine. The miners probably broke into the cave in the 1880s or thereabouts.

It was interesting to see a barrel set in the mine to catch dripping water. I’m guessing the miners were using it to collect drinking water.

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