FREMONT PEAK

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BYRNE & WIICKERT June 29, 1908: “Pat Byrnes and Chris Wickert are developing their group of claims at Fremont peak and they report several rich stringers of free milling ore in their main tunnel.” – The Herald MASON February 10, 1923: “SOME 30 TONS from the Mason Property near Fremont Peak milled at this mill (Black Hawk).  The cleanup went … More >


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COPPER BASIN

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August 02, 1909: “Copper Near Randsburg H. Pigott, O. C. Liceit, William H. Schmidt and other Oil Center men have what they believe to be a valuable copper deposit In Copper Basin, eleven miles west of Randsburg. In addition to the copper ore, a silver and lead vein has been opened on the Castaway claims, A cross-cut on one of the ledges shows … More >


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GRANITE WELLS

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January 15, 1898: “Copper Mine Discovered. Randsburg, Cal., – Jan. 15. It is reported that a remarkable copper mine has been discovered near Granite Wells, about twenty-six, miles east. The percentage of copper in this mine is so strong that old horse shoes, wagon tires or iron hoop bands, when cast in to, the water of the shaft, in a … More >


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LONE WILLOW SPRINGS

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April 30, 1898: “DIES OF THIRST ON THE DESERT-Fate of a Stranger on the-Death Valley Borax Road. Found Unconscious and Revived by a Physician and His Wife. Opens His Eyes Only to Release Flood of Tears and Then Closes Them in Death. Special Dispatch to the Call. JOHANNESBURG, April 29. — Many prospectors have died of thirst near Lone Willow … More >


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COPPER CITY

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January 30, 1900:   “The mines around Copper City, in San Bernardino County, about 25 miles east of Randsburg, are looking well. Dr. Slocum owns the Edna, about six miles from there, which shows very fine ore. The ore from this mine is not being shipped, but left on the dump, as a mill will be erected near the mine soon. … More >


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