Empire Mine Adit #2

  The Empire Mining company was founded in 1864. The mines are located in the mountains of Otisville NY. The vein found was abundant however soon afterwards the low price of lead and general depression of mining interests suspended the workings. Our examination of 2 of the tunnels assumed they were exploratory.

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Exploratory Adit Entrance


Further In...


Blind Curve

Bob at the last blast



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