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Florida Mountain Mining Sites, Stone Cabin II, West slope Florida Mountain, East of Empire State , Silver City, Owyhee County, ID



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Item Title


Location
East of Empire State, Silver City vicinity, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-31-H
Building/structure dates: 1860 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1870 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 William Dewey and his Empire State claim on Florida Mountain.

Subjects
Ruins
Stone Buildings
Cabins


Related Names
Dewey, William


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. STONE CABIN II FROM ABOVE NORTHEAST CORNER. CAMERA POINTED WEST.
2. STONE CABIN II FROM MID-NORTHERN WALL. CAMERA POINTED SOUTH.
3. STONE CABIN II FROM ABOVE SOUTHEAST CORNER. CAMERA POINTED NORTH.
4. STONE CABIN II CLOSEUP VIEW OF DOUBLE THICK FEATURE OF THE ROCK WALL. WALL PHOTOGRAPHED IS THE NORTHERNMOST WALL TAKEN FROM THE INTERIOR OF STRUCTURE. CAMERA POINTED NORTHWEST.


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