• Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

    The ore cart took the ore rock to the stamp mill to be crushed before it could be chemically processed. This photograph of a small stamp mill in Virginia City shows the weights on rods that were lifted and dropped (stamped) onto rocks at the bottom of the structure.

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  • (46) Operational Stamp Mills in the USA (update 9/2016)

    The stamp mill is located in Georgetown, California. The 10-stamp mill has been restored back to operation in 2007. It came from the Slate Mountain Mine that was located a few miles southeast of town. The stamp mill was operated by pioneer Ray Little, whose family has operated the stamp mill

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  • Bodie History: Milling Ore from Bodie Mines

    Prospector, miner, mill operator, and former resident of Bodie. Personal interviews by author. 27-30 August 1994, 9-11 June 1995, and 7-8 June 1996. Telephone interviews. 27 February 1995 – 4 November 2002. "A Bodie Gold Stamp Mill." Engineering

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  • ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING of MINE STAMP MILL by

    Montana Artist Kaye Lytle of a Mine and a Stamp Mill. The artist's signature is in the lower left corner. Original Watercolor Painting by. Mont., 442-4151.

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  • A Legacy Of Mine Waste: Groups Fight To Save Lake Superior

    Jun 04, 2020Remnants of a stamp mill in Gay, Mich. Credit Ben Meyer/WXPR For decades in the 19th and 20th centuries, the Keweenaw Peninsula was home to more than 100 copper mines, and some of their copper ore went to two stamp mills, the Mohawk and Wolverine mills, in the community of Gay.

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  • Eby Stamp Mill – Explore Real California Gold Mines!

    Oct 09, 2017Eby Stamp Mill. October 9, 2017. The Eby Stamp Mill is an example of the type of facility used in hard rock gold mining to crush ore. It is one of the few stamp mills left and recalls the Feather River history as a rich gold mining area. Only five of the original 10 stamps have been made part of this historic restoration of the Eby Mill. The

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  • Stamp Mill

    noun. A mill for crushing ore. 'One tour winds its way to a stamp mill (the Standard Consolidated Mill); the other, called the Historic Mining District Tour, ends up on a ridge near a mine shaft (now closed for safety reasons).'. 'Ely and Raymond became partners and raised funds to build a stamp mill at Hiko Springs to process ores from

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  • Painesdale Champion Mine #4 Shaft, Painesdale, Michigan

    Painesdale Mine Shaft P. O. Box 332 Painesdale, MI 49955 For additional information, please visit this website: Painesdale Mine Shaft. Volunteers are needed to conduct tours of the old mine. If interested, contact Sherri at 906-231-5542. STAMP MILL The ore was sent by the Copper Range Railroad to the stamp mill in Freda, on the shores of

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  • California's Kentucky Mine stamp mill is the last of its

    Jun 18, 2019Gold fever struck but never really panned out. Now, California's last functional gold stamper is a reminder of a tragedy, and a dream that went bust. John Ba

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  • Gay Michigan, Mohawk Stamp Mill

    The shoreline from the mill South for a couple of miles is still a stamp sand beach a hundred or so yards wide. Mohawk Stamp Mill, Gay Michigan The largest surviving ruin of the mill is the smokestack which towers several hundreds of feet above an expanse of concrete rubble strewn forest.

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  • Scene Design: 19th Century Gold/silver mining operations

    Oct 18, 2020The Empire Mine in Grass Valley, CA had an 80-stamp mill on the property. In its best days it processed 400 tons of ore per day producing about 25 lbs gold. So a single stamp processed 5 tons/day. (Morgan Griffiths, Mine and Mill Modeling). The mill's capacity depended on rock hardness, stamp weight and drop frequency.

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  • Poudre River Zimmerman Gold Ore Stamp Mill

    They staked their claim and called it the Elkhorn Mine. The high cost of transporting the ore to a reducing works ate up the profits of their labor. Since John had worked in an ore stamp mill in Nevada, he was comfortable with the idea of building a Stamp Mill on the Poudre River. He named the area of growing population, Poudre City.

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  • HWY49 Adventures

    California's Kentucky Mine stamp mill is the last of its kind - Bartell's Backroads. HWY49 Adventures. March 3, 2020 Very cool story done on Sierra City and the Kentucky Mine. If you've never been to the Kentucky Mine this is a beautiful spot full of gold rush history. Definitely worth a

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  • Mammoth Mill — HO model stamp mill

    Stamp mill models need easily-viewed interior detailing, so I designed mine to dismantle effortlessly. The one-piece walls and roofs are attached with strategically-located brass wire pins. Roofs and right side come apart in less than a minute. The interior floors and framing are built of basswood.

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  • stamp mill – On the road with Jim

    Stamp Mill – The ruins of the Senator mine stamp mill perches above the headwaters of the Hassayampa River. The mill is visible on Google Earth if you zoom in to the Senator Highway where it crosses the Hassayampa River. After some research, I found out that the building was a 10-unit stamp mill for the Senator mines.

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  • Quincy Mining Company Stamp Mills Historic District

    The original Quincy Stamp Mill was built in 1860 on Portage Lake in Hancock, close to the Quincy Mine. This facility, however, dumped an enormous amount of sand tailings into the lake, and the sand soon threatened to encroach on the navigable channel of the lake. In the mid-1880s, the federal government set minimum harbor lines and stiff penalties for breaching them, and eventually filed suit

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  • South Pass City Wyoming – Western Mining History

    The Carissa Gold Mining Company built a water-powered ten-stamp mill on Willow Creek starting in 1886. This mill burned down in the 1890's but a replica has been built a the site just outside South Pass City. The Carissa Gold Mining Company would operate the Carissa mine

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  • Alvord Mine, San Bernardino County, California

    Alvord Mining Company of Pasadena erected a five-stamp mill 2 miles from the mine, probably at the site of the burned mill. From 1906 to 1910, the Alvord Mining Company of San Diego operated the mine and installed a six-stamp Nisson mill near the mine. Perhaps this was C.

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  • Rochford, South Dakota

    The most active producer was the Standby Mine which featured a 40-stamp mill, a specially constructed elevated flume to haul water and create power, and a large office/dwelling called "The Mansion." The large mill was built in 1879 and 1880 and stocked with equipment that was shipped by wagon from Bismarck, North Dakota.

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  • History – Consolidated Gold Mine

    Whatever the reason: price of gold too low; being below the water-table the gold stuck inside the iron making it too expensive to mine; material not produced fast enough for the 120-stamp mill; or scamming among the investors, the tunnel system was totally abandoned for 75 years until new life was instilled by a coal mining family from Kentucky

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  • Mines of El Dorado County

    At one time there was a ten stamp mill on the property. The Admiral Schley quartz mine was located on the west branch of the Mother Lode, about a mile north of Greenwood and consisted of 20.11 acres. A copper mine named the Agara mine was located three miles northeast of the town of Fair Play, just north of the Cosumnes Copper mine.

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  • Anderson Mill, Rube Goldburg Mine

    The mill was for obtaining muscovite mica. As part of the mining of the granite pegmatites other minerals were at times selectively hand cobbed and shipped. The mica produced was used as electrical and heat insulation as well as in joint compound and paint.

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  • IC 98, Inactive and Abandoned Mine Lands

    The company winched a 10-stamp mill up to Skagway Pass and Twin Lakes using horses and a skid-mounted steam engine. The mill was lowered down a switchback trail to an area near West Fork Silesia Creek thought to be free of snow-slides. An aerial tramway erected in 1901 transported ore from the mine to the mill until 1907 when the mill burned

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  • Big Horn Mine Trail near Wrightwood has a big tall tale

    Jul 01, 2019The abandoned stamp mill sits at the end of the Big Horn Mine Trail in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The four-mile round trip hike off Highway 2

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  • Richinbar Pueblo and Mine Ruins, AZ

    The body was interred on the hill above the mine. A 20-stamp mill was added in 1906, and workings now featured the Zyke shaft (main shaft) at 500 feet deep that connects with several thousand feet of workings extending northward plus two more shafts accessing upper workings.

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  • History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan: Houghton

    In 1859, he went to the Pewabic Mine and engaged as engineer or operator of the stamp mill. In June, 1868, he engaged at the Hecla Stamp Mill as machinist till 1869, when he was given charge of the stamp mill. (For working of mill see sketch of works.)

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  • Centennial Mining District

    THE GOLD HILL MINING DISTRICT. The Gold Hill camp was opened in 1890. The veins on the surface were large, strong and very rich, but unfortunately at a depth of 100 feet the ore was not worth milling. A stamp mill was erected and about $3,000 in gold was extracted. No one has seen fit

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  • Golden Gate Mine Historical Marker

    Oct 24, 2011The mill, the cookhouse and maintenance shed below, and the loading tram and mine shafts above are the only remnants of a formative and flamboyant period of western history that include the story of the Golden Gate Mine and Mill. We hope you consider and enjoy the story that they hold! [Photo captions, clockwise from the stamp

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  • Information Circular 98: Inactive and Abandoned Mine Lands

    sion lines, several bunkhouses, an office, a stamp mill, and an aerial tramway. No structures remain standing, as was the case in 1969 (Moen). Most of the mill equipment lies where it fell when the mill burned circa 1940 (DGER mine file). Water dis-charges from the 1200 Level haulage tunnel at 500 gallons/min-ute in the summer months.

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  • (38) Model Stamp Mill Expert, Morris Jackson

    Oct 05, 2014I have known Morris Jackson over 30 years and he is the person that got me involved with mining. He started in building stamp mill models with the construction of an entire mill building, built with a stamp mill model in October 2009. From there he worked on a 1:48 scale model stamp mill

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  • HISTORIC GOLD MINE FOR SALE!!!

    The deposit was first mined in the 1880s as the NewYork mine, yielding over $100,000 in gold. A five-stamp mill was then in operation. in 1897 the vein was lost and the mine was closed. But better days lay ahead. Governor Henry T. Gage's New York Mine was inactive from 1897 until 1932.

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  • Central

    The stamp mill continued to run until August 6, 1898 to stamp the rock on hand. In 1905 the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company purchased the land, but CH never reopened the mine. Now only the sound of rock hounds and their metal detectors running over the old poor-rock piles are the only mining done at Central Mine.

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