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    Default Historic TIP TOP mine & ghost town IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SALE AS OF AUGUST 2016.


    The historic TIP TOP silver & tungsten mine and remains of TIP TOP ghost town consists of 3 patented (private property) mining claims totaling 57.97 acres.TIP TOP is located 12 miles northwest of the Phoenix city limits.

    Remains of some buildings (in the downtown area) dating back to the 1880's and remains of the old mill are on the property. There is a headframe over the main mine shaft. Cottonwood Creek with remains of a well on its bank runs through the property. Hundreds of large saguaro cacti are also on the property. The mine produced over $3 million (in late 1800's money) in silver ore prior to 1900. A 4x4 vehicle is necessary to access the property.

    The price has been reduced to $695K. Reasonable offers considered. Owner will finance with easy terms. Phone (602) 266-5292 for more information. Email at

    Please click on the websites and image links below for more information and photos. The 4th thru 7th links below are interesting & informative articles published in 1916, 1924 and 1936 regarding Tip Top. The last 2 links below show photos taken in the 1880's of the Tip Top mine & town and a map of the Tip Top townsite. Be sure to check out these fantastic pictures and map.) Top/TipTop Master Text II.htm
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    Last edited by pmcleator; 08-06-2016 at 12:19 AM.

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