Washington Mine

  The NY State Washington Lead mine is located deep in the mountains of Otisville, NY. More information is still being gathered, with more trips planned. In the meantime, enjoy the mine photos!

Adit 1


The Main Adit

Peering in, the end is not in sight

Further in..

Encountering a stope.

Further in past the stope, the mine forks!

Miners in the stope, indicating number of forks..


Adit 2

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The Washington mine adit.

Mine Entrance heavily eroded over the years.

Miners pose infront before entering

Excellent shot of the deep Washington Mine!

This is David Steinberg, auther of The Road to Ruins www.theroadtoruins.net!

David stands outside of a 100 foot exploratory adit.

Miners in front of the new discovery




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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.