ABM Logo Horseshoe Mine

The Horseshoe mine is an exploratory mine near Spring Glen, NY. The mine is situated at the base of a mountain waterfall, with the water flowing down and over the mouth of the adit. The wooded surroundings, and picturesque waterfall places this mine as a champion for picturesque photography.

No record of this mine seems to exist, however it may had been part of the North American Coal and Iron Co. Mine explorations, which dates it back to between 1838 and 1850.


The ABM crew stands prowdly above the mine entrance..

Bob inspecting the peculiar cavity..

Split, with Privy Man inspecting the last blast..

Dan illuminating the mine..

Tailings littered alongside the mine..

Closeup of tailing with drill mark..



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Disclaimer: This site attempts to presents a historical perspective to the arm chair explorere on the mines of NJ & NY. The owners and authors do not condone visiting these mines, as they are dangerous and life threatening. We do not take responsibility for any injuries or death which may occur by visiting these mines nore will we give directions to anyone. All mines were thoroughly examined, with all suitable precautions taken when documenting these sites.