Hiking and exploring backcountry locations of the Western United States.

Category: Park Range, West Elk, and Wyoming Basin (page 1 of 1)

Park Range, West Elk, and Wyoming Basin

North London Mine

Miner’s first worked gold, silver, and lead from the London Mine in 1874. After it was developed, they decided to try and work the lode from the south side of London Mountain. The South London Mine was born in 1880 and it was fabulously wealthy. It was one of the best strikes in Colorado’s history. The mines were eventually connected underground.

Read more