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Park Utah Mining Company: Keetley Mine Complex, 1 mile East of U.S. 40 at Keetley, Heber City, Wasatch County, UT



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Item Title


Location
1 mile East of U.S. 40 at Keetley, Heber City vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-47
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-17).
Building/structure dates: 1923 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1982
Significance: The Keetley Mine is a good example of a 20th century mine complex built in the vicinity of Park City, Utah. It developed around a shaft originally built as a drain tunnel for the Ontario Mine in Park City in the 1890's.

Related Names
Ontario Mining Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. OVERALL VIEW OF MINE SITE FROM KEETLEY MINE ROAD, SHOWING TAILING DUMP. VIEW TO WEST.
2. OVERALL VIEW OF MINE SITE, SHOWING TAILING DUMP. THE ROAD IN FOREGROUND LEADS TO TOWN OF KEETLEY ON LEFT AND TO KEETLEY MINE COMPLEX ON UPPER RIGHT, BEYOND PICTURE FRAME.
3. OVERALL VIEW OF MINE SITE, LOOKING ACROSS SETTLING POND. ON RIGHT IS TIPPLE FOR LOADING ORE INTO TRAIN CARS; IN CENTER IS FORMER BOILER HOUSE; ON LEFT IS PORTAL OF SNOWSHED FOR MINE CARS USED TO CARRY WASTE ROCK. VIEW TO WEST.
4. OVERALL VIEW OF MINE SITE, SHOWING MINE CAR TRACKS, SNOWSHEDS AND TIPPLE (LEFT BACKGROUND). VIEW TO EAST.
5. MOTOR AND MINE CAR. VIEW TO WEST.
6. LEVALL WHIDDISON, SUPERINTENDENT OF KEETLEY MINE, WITH MOTOR. VIEW TO SOUTH.
7. DRAIN TUNNEL PORTAL. THE WATER FLOWS IN A DITCH BENEATH TIMBER LAGGING, WHICH SUPPORTS THE MINE CAR TRACKS.
8. MINE DRAINAGE DITCH. HEADGATE IN LEFT BACKGROUND DIVERTS DRAIN WATER INTO SETTLING POND. VIEW TO EAST.
9. MINE DRAINAGE DITCH, AS IT FLOWS TOWARD DRAIN TUNNEL CREEK. VIEW TO EAST.


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