Photos from Phonolite and surrounding areas
DSCN2597  We think this is at Peerless but that's just our opinion. DSCN2599 DSCN2601 DSCN2604
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DSCN2611 DSCN2612  Some kind of contraption at Peerless DSCN2613 DSCN2614  We're thinking an old car used as an engine for a mill or...?
DSCN2618 DSCN2620 DSCN2622  Breathing in that clean Nevada air no more DSCN2623
DSCN2624 DSCN2625 DSCN2626 DSCN2627  Old tire in the ravine.
DSCN2628 DSCN2629 DSCN2631  Burner, aka Phonolite DSCN2632
DSCN2633 DSCN2634  Concrete tank or foundation at Bruner DSCN2635 DSCN2636  Lots of cans and debris at this site.
DSCN2637 DSCN2638  Remains of a dugout. If it wasn't in the ground, they would have moved this too. DSCN2639 DSCN2640  And old tobacco can
DSCN2641  A view of the northern Ione Valley looking NE from Phonolite towards the Shoshone Mountains DSCN2642 DSCN2643  Hole in cap can DSCN2644
DSCN2645 DSCN2648  Some broken crockery DSCN2649  It's a jar. Rusty cap, no markings. Hmmm. DSCN2650
DSCN2652  Ah, the can dump. Love finding the can dump, I tell you. DSCN2653  China made by the Edwin M. Knowles China Co., probably some time between 1900 and 1930. DSCN2654  Part of a huge piece of crockery. DSCN2655
DSCN2658 DSCN2660 DSCN2661  A view from the Bruner Mine DSCN2662  A view of the townsite from the Bruner Mine
DSCN2663  Luis going to check out the Bruner Mine DSCN2664  It's a big hole going inside the mountain! Crazy! DSCN2665  The Paymaster Mine and Mill site. DSCN2668
DSCN2669  The Paymaster mill DSCN2670 DSCN2671 DSCN2672
DSCN2673  The ubiquitous set of springs. DSCN2674  Looking towards the Lodi Hills DSCN2675  Cable instead of rebar DSCN2676
DSCN2681 DSCN2682  Looking south from the mill DSCN2683 DSCN2686 7 8 tonemapped  Burned wood. Quite possibly left from the fire that burned down the mill. Or careless, stupid yahoos with matches-- who knows.
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DSCN2693  Looking down towards the camp site. DSCN2694 DSCN2698 DSCN2699  One of the mines along the way..... I believe it's the Derelict
DSCN2702  Looks like a bunk house to me. Better hurry if you want to see it. The next fat sparrow that lands on it and it'll be gone. I believe this is the Duluth mine DSCN2703 DSCN2704 DSCN2705
DSCN2706 DSCN2708 DSCN2709  The Duluth Mine DSCN2712
DSCN2714 DSCN2715 DSCN2716 DSCN2719  Penelas
DSCN2720 DSCN2721  Part of the mill at Penelas DSCN2722 DSCN2723
DSCN2724  The mound of cyanide tailings DSCN2725 DSCN2726 DSCN2727
DSCN2728 DSCN2729 DSCN2730  Lid from a tobacco can DSCN2731
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DSCN2740 DSCN2741  I'm guessing these barrels contained the cyanide used to process ore DSCN2742 DSCN2743
DSCN2748 49 50 tonemapped  HDR photo of the cyanide tailings DSCN2751 DSCN2752 DSCN2753
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DSCN2766  These guys were REALLY worried about us. DSCN2768  These guys were REALLY worried about us.