In 2007, I read a book on Nevada mining history with a photo of a wooden ore car sitting out front of a mine. “Wow!” I thought to myself. “That would be an incredible sight to see.” Of course, I immediately set out to find it. I scoured my notes,
Agai Pah is the Northern Paiute name for Trout Lake or Walker Lake as we know it today. This is an intriguing pictograph site. Located on an isolated boulder, red pictographs appear on a single side of the boulder. Different people have taken different meanings from the symbols. One story
We have visited this neat little cabin from time to time. It is surprisingly well furnished for being way out in the middle of nowhere Nevada. It has its own spring and cowboy bath, which is great for dusty explorers. It is on private property, but the owners seem to
Back in 2014, we returned to Nevada to do some mine exploring. We found a couple of new sites and made some discoveries at some old favorites. This was a new discovery near the Endowment Mine. I haven’t come across any history on this place, but it is clear
In 2006, we took a side trip to check out the remains of a hidden 10-stamp and cyanide mill. The mine and mill were worked around 1915. There isn’t that much left of the mill, even though it is in a remote location. GPS
I met up with Dan, Bill, and a few friends to see if we could find an old cabin and do some mine exploration just outside of Death Valley in a seldom-visited area. The mines around here are small, and I couldn't find much information on their history.