Steve, Gary, Cat, & Jim

WesternGhostTowns.com does not encourage anyone to enter abandoned mines.   Our purpose here is to present a historical perspective and an entertaining viewpoint to the many old mines of the West.  Although we have been exploring old mines for more than 35 years, we are by no means experts in this field.   Some of the many dangers include deep, open vertical shafts, rotten or missing ladders, rotten or missing support timbers, loose rock, coller cave-ins, water, carbon monoxide/carbon dioxide, and explosives.   Even if someone were to survive a mine accident, the remote location of most mines causes lengthy delays in any rescue attempts.   All mines shown on this site were thoroughly examined, with all suitable precautions taken when documenting these sites.   We do not take responsibility for any injuries or death which may occur by visiting these mines nor will we provide any directions.


cement foundations
This Mill foundation is all thats left of the Mine

this was a great find
Most of the many Buildings are almost completely covered by brush

this area is not secluded
There were some Buildings that weren't covered

another good building
This was a neat old House by a Stream

where's my machete??
Gary had to crawl through the brush to gain access

so many things to see here
Here's what we saw inside

this could be cleaned up
Jim explores the interior of a house

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