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  1. It appears that the Copper Glance Mine and the...

    It appears that the Copper Glance Mine and the trail to it from Sunnyside are in the Miller Peak Wilderness
  2. Thread: Dragoon Madness

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    My daughter and I recently walked into this mine...

    My daughter and I recently walked into this mine site. None of the equipment or vehicles remain. It appears in looking at earlier versions of Google Earth that those items have been gone since 2010. ...
  3. Thread: Dragoon Madness

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    I came across this post after a recent hike with...

    I came across this post after a recent hike with my daughter into Fourr Canyon. I had seen the outline of the old cabin on Google Earth and had to go check things out. The old building and the mine...
  4. I once again have tried to post a report under...

    I once again have tried to post a report under the History of Historical Sites forum and once again got the pop-up window that said that the post would have to be approved by an administrator. The...
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    Rosemont, a mine camp in southern Arizona

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    Rosemont Camp, identified as Rosemont Junction on modern maps, grew up around a small copper smelter erected in 1894 in the Santa Rita Mountains about 40 miles southeast of Tucson. The...
  6. Thread: Hard to log on

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    Speedy, I had this issue until I accidently...

    Speedy, I had this issue until I accidently opened the site in a window that had not been maximized in size. The log in field was not obscured! If I maximize, the pop up does cover it like you...
  7. Thank you for your quick response. I was posting...

    Thank you for your quick response. I was posting under the "History of Ghost Towns and Historical Sites" forum. Both postings have just appeared. One is time-stamped 2 days ago and the other 3 hours...
  8. Frequent posters now must have their posts approved?

    I have posted quite often on this site in the past. Last week I added text and photos together for another post. When I submitted the entry, a pop-up window came up and told me that the post would...
  9. Abert Steinfeld & Company a Pioneer Arizona mine equipment manufacturer

    I was put onto the story of the Albert Steinfeld Company after seeing the name cast into an old piece of equipment at a mine site in southeastern Arizona. I knew that the company had owned a large...
  10. Albert Steinfeld & Co. An early 1900's Arizona based mine equpment manufacturer

    I was put onto the story of the Albert Steinfeld Company after seeing the name cast into an old piece of equipment at a mine site in southeastern Arizona. I knew that the company had owned a large...
  11. While looking through an old boiler manual I came...

    While looking through an old boiler manual I came across the illustration in the first photo. It is an example of a "Stirling" boiler that used a stack of steam and water drums. Water circulated...
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    If this is now, what was then?

    This report is from a recent trip down to two old mine sites located in upper Ramsey Canyon in the Huachuca Mountains of southeastern Arizona. I thought that instead of providing a detailed reporting...
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    Matt, I think that I would agree with you that...

    Matt, I think that I would agree with you that the location that you have marked on the map is the old Zellweger place. Barbara Marriott,in her book “Canyon of Gold”, writes the history of the Canyon...
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    Nice photos and it looks like you guys had a...

    Nice photos and it looks like you guys had a great time out in the hills! You are correct that in addition to the scenery that there is quite a bit of history associated with the area. This old map...
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    I don't have any info on the Jaquars, but I was...

    I don't have any info on the Jaquars, but I was shown a photo of the Ocelot that is usually mentioned in those articles as also having been seen in southeastern Arizona. The Ocelot photo was taken by...
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    Nice Photos! After Arizona, Nevada would be my...

    Nice Photos! After Arizona, Nevada would be my next choice for a place to live and explore!
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    I have also wondered why the early editors and...

    I have also wondered why the early editors and publishers seemed to be so enthusiastic and somewhat gullible in the articles that they wrote. Perhaps just as the miners were digging for valuable...
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    Matt, you are correct in that there are multiple...

    Matt, you are correct in that there are multiple references to Dagger Well! Those references certainly make it seem like a real place. For all of its perceived importance, I am really surprised that...
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    From the September 8, 1894, Mohave County Miner:...

    From the September 8, 1894, Mohave County Miner:

    "Thomasville a Myth"

    "Pinal county is undoubtedly a rich mineral bearing section, and to-day is proud to boast of a number of fine gold...
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    Matt, except for the old mine on the reservation,...

    Matt, except for the old mine on the reservation, I really do not know the ownership status at the other locations. But I have never heard of any issues visitng them. They are all on roads/trails...
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    There is a locked gate and it is private...

    There is a locked gate and it is private property. The gate is located in a narrow part of the road below the mine. The owner, as a couple of years ago lived in Tucson. I do not know what his policy...
  22. The search for the drawings was almost as much...

    The search for the drawings was almost as much fun as visiting the old mill site! It was easy to search for the Joshua Hendy Triumph concentrator, since the words "Joshua Hendy" and "Triumph" were...
  23. Equipment seen at an old mill site in the Huachuca Mountains of southeastern Arizona

    The old mill was set up around 1900-1903 in Miller Canyon of the Huachuca Mountains by the Huachuca Consolidated Development Company to service gold claims the company owned that were located high...
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    Nice find on the old house. I did not know that...

    Nice find on the old house. I did not know that it was there. I walked into Wakefield spring a few years ago. There was less water then that what appears to be there today. There are a couple of...
  25. Another miner who left his mark on the San Juan...

    Another miner who left his mark on the San Juan River Country was Augustus Honaker. He arrived in 1894 and made claim at the river’s edge at mile 45. This was in one of the deepest areas of the...
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