2002 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

Lucky Friday Mine, Galena Mine, and

Bunker Hill Tours

June 2002

 

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Headframe of the Galena Mine located between Wallace and Kellogg, ID.

 

MHAers boarding the cage for the underground tour.

The main haulage drift carries electricity, water, compressed air, and ventilation to the mine workings.

MHAers discussing the underground operations with mine staff.

 

Kellogg Tunnel still serves as a drainage outlet from the Bunker Hill.  Mine drainage goes to a nearby water treatment plant.

 

Slag cart from the Bunker Hill Smelter.  The smelter and other plants were demolished as part of a Superfund clean-up.

Bunker Hill Staff House, Kellogg Mining Museum, Kellogg, ID. (2011 photo)

1899 Nordberg Air Compressor provided power to the Bunker Hill Mine until after World War II.  (2011 photo)


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

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