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Florida Mountain Mining Sites, Upper Nottingham Mine, West face of Florida Mountain, head of Jacobs Gulc, Silver City, Owyhee County, ID



B&W Photos

HB427032
Upper Nottingham Mine

HB427033
Upper Nottingham Mine, Wooden Boxes

HB427034
Upper Nottingham Mine, Collapsed Adit

HB427035
Upper Nottingham Mine Looking Up Toward Collapsed Adit/wooden Structure And Boxes In Trees Far Right

HB427036
View Of Upper Nottingham Tailing Piles Looking Towards Rock Wall Visible On Slope Just Right Of Center

HB427037
Upper Nottingham Tailing Pile Looking Down Stream Bed To Lower Nottingham


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
head of Jacobs Gulc, Silver City vicinity, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-31-F
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1890 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1910 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1920 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Significance: The site is associated with mining activity (1880s-1930s) in southwestern Idaho. The site is associated with John F. Sullivan and Robert Noble, two local mine owners.

Subjects
Ruins
Mines (industrial Facilities)


Related Names
Sullivan, John
Noble, Robert


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. UPPER NOTTINGHAM MINE. COLLAPSED ADIT AND COLLAPSED WOODEN STRUCTURE. CAMERA IS POINTED EAST.
2. UPPER NOTTINGHAM MINE, WOODEN BOXES. BOXES ARE LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 10 YARDS TO THE RIGHT AND DOWNSLOPE OF THE ADIT IN ID-31-F-1. CAMERA IS POINTED EAST-SOUTHEAST.
3. UPPER NOTTINGHAM MINE, COLLAPSED ADIT. CAMERA IS POINTED EAST.
4. UPPER NOTTINGHAM MINE LOOKING UP TOWARD COLLAPSED ADIT/WOODEN STRUCTURE AND BOXES IN TREES FAR RIGHT. WOOD, METAL FLUME AND WASTE ROCK ARE VISIBLE ON THE LEFT. STREAM BED IS IN MID-RIGHT. UPPER TAILINGS IN LOWER RIGHT. CAMERA POINTED NORTH-NORTHEAST.
5. VIEW OF UPPER NOTTINGHAM TAILING PILES LOOKING TOWARDS ROCK WALL VISIBLE ON SLOPE JUST RIGHT OF CENTER. CAMERA POINTED SOUTHEAST.
6. UPPER NOTTINGHAM TAILING PILE LOOKING DOWN STREAM BED TO LOWER NOTTINGHAM. COLLAPSED BUILDINGS, 'B' AND 'C' AND TOP EDGE OF TAILING PILES ARE VISIBLE IN CENTRAL ARE OF PRINT. CAMERA POINTED SOUTHWEST.


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