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Florida Mountain Mining Sites, Stone Cabin I, West slope Florida Mountain, Northeast Empire Mine, Silver City, Owyhee County, ID



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Item Title


Location
Northeast Empire Mine, Silver City vicinity, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-31-G
Building/structure dates: 1860 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1870 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1880 subsequent work
Significance: The ruins are associated with early methods of vernacular stone construction, and with early mining activity (1860s to 1880s) in southwestern Idaho. It may be associated with either William Knott or William Dewey, two early developers of mining sites on Florida Mountain.

Subjects
Ruins
Stone Buildings
Cabins


Related Names
Dewey, William E.
Jordan, Michael


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF STONE CABIN I AND LANDSCAPE TO THE NORTH. CAMERA POINTED NORTH.
2. VIEW OF STONE CABIN I FROM SOUTHEAST CORNER. CAMERA POINTED WEST.
3. VIEW OF STONE CABIN I. CAMERA POINTED EAST-NORTHEAST.
4. CLOSEUP VIEW OF CHIMNEY STONE CABIN I. CAMERA POINTED EAST-NORTHEAST.


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