View Full Version : ****EAGLE CITY; BROMIDE BASIN UTAH***** Has anybody been to this area???

05-14-1999, 07:01 PM
Originally posted by Alan Gorton

: i am looking for any and all the information I can get for this area. My 1952 quads show a trail to this area .Has anybody visited there? It is virtually unknown but my research and pictures say there are still remains of buildings, camps and more. It was a big area for placer mining.

10-27-2004, 07:36 AM
The brush fire that pretty much consumed Mt. Ellen last year, wiped out what was left of Eagle City. The impressive remains, the water wheel and the mill were moved to the Hanksville blm office. All thats left up there now is the Josephine De Martinique.

10-30-2004, 12:53 AM
Well the original post is quite old but....... Bromide Basin is posted,,,,so no comment :)
I've been to the spot where the old Wolverton Mill sat but is was a pile of scrap with a nearby cabin. Two more cabins donstream that were posted.
Michael Kelsey has a book on this area

with quite a bit of history.