This mine is extensive. We have not explored it all. Most of the ore in this mine was mined from the 1920s to the 1950s, netting million in profits. The main shaft is over 1,700 ft deep with greater than thirteen miles of drifts and crosscuts. Hopefully, we can return soon and explore more of this great place.
Back in 2017, I had a fun time poking around this old cabin and mine out in Nevada’s Great Basin. The Culverwell was also called “History Repeats”. It shipped some gold and silver ore in 1933. The cabin appears to have been lived in as recently as the 1980s
This area is a small out-of-the-way valley that is definitely worth the trip if you are interested in petroglyphs. The name “Shooting Gallery” comes from the idea that the Southern Paiutes who lived here used the valley to hunt animals along a game trail. There are blinds and stacked rock
Back in 2012, we went on a trip through central Nevada and spent a night in old the mining camp of Freiberg. Discovered in 1865, the area was worked in a small way for silver but the mines never produced much of anything. We explored the area and only found