2002 Mining History Association Field Trip
Lucky Friday Mine, Galena Mine, and
Bunker Hill Tours
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(Above) MHAers getting ready to go underground at the Hecla Mining Company’s Lucky Friday Mine, Mullen, ID.
(Left) View of the distinctive headframe at the Lucky Friday.
Riding the man car down the haulage drift
MHAers discussing the mining process with the tour leader.
What it's all about, silver-bearing galena ore.
Crushing the ore ahead of the milling process.
Silver-lead concentrate being recovered in a flotation cell.
Update view of the overall Lucky Friday surface plant – mine, mill, maintenance shops, and warehouses. (2011 photo).