St. Louis No. 4 mine buildings, mill camp and tailings pond
|Photo No.1. Birdseye view of Turkey Basin from Silver Peak - St. Louis No.4 Level Buildings in timber center right with upper, middle and lower lakes. Light spot at top left is No.1 Tailings Pond. In clear spot at right of Tailings Pond may be seen mill camp buildings which are near portal of Black Hawk Tunnel.
|Date scanned: 2001-09-12.
|Mounted on construction paper in bound manuscript; text on manuscript.
|Held in the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum.
|Donor: Dick Bowman.
|Claims were staked in the Alta basin by the mid 1870s and silver ore was being shipped by 1878. Although most of the area mines operated intermittently, a few of the larger mines were steady producers. By the late 1940s the district was inactive.
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|Silver mines and mining
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|St. Louis No. 4 mine buildings, mill camp and tailings pond
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