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Gold, silver, lead, coal --  all are mined, and there are mine tours or museums available to observe how it was done.  If we've missed some, please e-mail us with more information  
 

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Alaska
Fairbanks
El Dorado Gold Mine
1 3 Mile Elliott Highway
Fairbanks AK  99712
Phone 
907 457-7072
Web Site  www.eldoradogoldmine.com
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type  Mine

Alaska
Valdez
Valdez Museum and Historical Archive
217 Egan Drive
PO Box 8
Valdez AK 99686
Phone
907 835-2764
Alt Phone  907 835-5800
Web Site  http://www.alaska.net/~vldzmuse/index.html
E-mail  vldzmuse@alaska.net
Description  European exploration to oil transportation, arts and crafts, model of Old Town Valdez in 1963
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Mine
Research/Reading  Archives

 

 

 

 

Colorado
Aspen
Smuggler Mine and Compromise Mine
PO Box 128
Aspen CO  81612
Phone
970 925-2049
Web Site  *****
Description  2000 feet into mine, see 2 of 28 levels of mine which may one day be active again
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus  Local Tours
Building Type  Mine
 

  Breckenridge

  Country Boy Mine

  542 French Gulch Road

  PO Box 8659

  Breckenridge    CO     80424    

  Phone   970 453-4405      Web Site  http://www.countryboymine.com/

  E-mail  mailto:cbm@colorado.net

  Description  guided 1000 foot underground mine tour, hay wagon rides, gold panning, hay & sleigh rides

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Mine

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Era  1900

  New or Updated:   3/28/2005

  CO
 
Central City
 
Hidee Gold Mine
 
County Road 6
 
MAIL: 2432 South Yukon Way,  Lakewood
 
Central City       CO  80227    
 
Phone   303 989-2861
 
Web Site  http://www.ccmma.com/hidee.htm
 
Description  operating gold mine tours, gold panning, tours by appt
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Mine
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:   1/17/2004

Colorado
Idaho Springs
Argo Gold Mill
2350 Riverside Drive
PO Box 1990
Idaho Springs CO  80452
Phone 
303 567-2421
Web Site  http://www.historicargotours.com/
E-mail  argo2350@aol.com
Description  Gold mine stamping mill, tunnel, equipment; gold panning
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type  Mine
Industry Profession  Mining
Era  1893

  Michigan
Calumet
Quincy Mine Hoist Association
536 Pewabic Street
Calumet MI  49913
Phone 
906 482-3101
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Building Type  Mine

Michigan
Hancock
Quincy Mine Hoist Association
49750 US 41
Hancock MI 49930
Phone 906 482-3101
Web Site http://www.quincymine.com/
Description mine tours, steam hoist, number two Shafthouse, cog rail train
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Building Type Mine
Industry:  Mining
New or Updated: 06/30/2003

  North Carolina
Stanfield
Reed Gold Mine
Address
Phone
Web Site 
www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/reed/reed.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Primary Focus  Industrial
Building Type Mine
Industry Profession  Mining

 

    PA
 
Patton
 
Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine
 
PO Box 83
 
Patton              PA    16668    
 
Phone   814 674-8939
 
Web Site  http://www.seldomseenmine.com
 
Description  underground tour of actual gold mine
 
Type of Resource   Activity
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
  Industry  
Mine
 
Collection A-F Mining
 
New or Updated:   12/5/2003

Pennsylvania
Scranton
Lackawanna Coal Mine
McDade Park
Scranton PA
Phone 570 963-6463
Web Site
Toll Free 800 238-7245
Alt Web www.visitnepa.org
Description 300 feet below ground tour of anthracite mine in 200 acre park
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mine
Industry /Profession Mining
Last changed: 01/25/2003

 
  West Beckley
Beckley
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
New River Park
Drawer AJ
Beckley WV  25802
Phone 
304 256-1747
Web Site  http://wvweb.com/www/exhibition_coal_mine/web.html
Description  underground mine tours and recreated 1900 coal camp
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Village 
Building Type  Mine
Industry Profession  Mining
Era  1900

 

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