2002 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

Lucky Friday Mine, Galena Mine, and

Bunker Hill Tours

June 2002

 

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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).

 


Photo Credits: Johnny Johnsson, Mike Kaas, and Jim Lennox

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