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Florida Mountain Mining Sites, Ontario Mine, Northwest side of Florida Mountain, Silver City, Owyhee County, ID
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Northwest side of Florida Mountain, Silver City vicinity, ID
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER ID-31-A
Building/structure dates: 1860 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1870 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1880 subsequent work
Significance: The site is associated with early mining activity (1860s-1880s) in southwestern Idaho.
Mines (industrial Facilities)
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. ONTARIO MINE IS LOCATED ALONG FAR RIGHT ROADWAY APPROXIMATELY 100 YARDS FROM CAMERA POSITION. TAILING PILE DOWN SLOPE AND WEST OF CAMERA POSITION IN ID-31-C-44.
2. ONTARIO MINE, COLLAPSED WOODEN BUILDING CAMERA POINTING SOUTH-SOUTHEAST.
3. ONTARIO MINE. ADIT ENTRANCE WITH TIN ROOF. TIP TOP IS LOCATED IN LINE WITH 'Y' BRANCH AND THE TAILING PILE FOR TIP TOP IS VISIBLE JUST TO RIGHT OF IT. CAMERA POINTED SOUTH-SOUTHEAST.
4. ONTARIO MINE, COLLAPSED WOODEN BUILDING. CAMERA POINTED SOUTH.
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