Gallery #3--MINES
Mother Lode Mine.

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Collection McCord
Date of photo 1925
Description Mother Lode Mine. This photo was scanned from a March 22, 1925, edition of The Sunday Oregonian. Caption reads: "Shaft House and Hoist on Mother Lode Property."
In the file folder is a long article that accompanies the photos.
In the early 1900's there was much speculation that the area from Keating to Homestead contained a huge band of copper ore. But no significant amounts of copper were ever produced except at the Iron Dyke Mine at Homestead.

Object ID 1981.1.5152
Place Eagle Creek Dist., T7S,R43E,sec32, 44.9126N, 117.4754W
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Last modified on: December 09, 2017