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Florida Mountain Mining Sites, Sullivan Mine, East side of Florida Mountain, Silver City, Owyhee County, ID



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Item Title


Location
East side of Florida Mountain, Silver City vicinity, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-31-I
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1890 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1997 demolished
Significance: The site is associated with early mining activity (1860s-1880s) in southwestern Idaho.

Subjects
Ruins
Mines (industrial Facilities)


Related Names
Sullivan, John E.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF SULLIVAN MINE ON RIGHT WITH PHILLIPS MINE LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 200 YARDS THROUGH TREES IN THE DIRECTION OF THE MOUND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF ROAD. CAMERA POINTING NORTH-NORTHEAST.
2. FRONT VIEW OF SULLIVAN MINE. CAMERA POINTED EAST.
3. DETAIL OF SULLIVAN WOOD SUPPORT STRUCTURE. CAMERA POINTED EAST.
4. SULLIVAN TAILING PILE. CAMERA POINTED WEST. MINE ENTRANCE IS APPROXIMATELY 30 YARDS BEHIND CAMERA POSITION.


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