Take This Hidden Trail To One Of The Most Well-Preserved Abandoned Mines In Arizona
Given Arizona’s rich mining history, it only makes sense that remnants of the industry would be scattered throughout our desert landscape. While that may be true, most of the abandoned structures have long since succumbed to the harsh elements. One mine, however, is incredibly well-preserved and still contains amazing evidence of the operations that once took place there. Check it out:
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As always, keep in mind that old, abandoned places like this can be unstable and dangerous. Please use caution around the machinery and structures, do not attempt to access areas that are blocked off, and obey any posted warnings.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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