Interested in WA mining history?

DGER has just published Inactive and abandoned mine lands—Old Dominion Mine, Colville Mining District, Stevens County, Washington by F. E. Wolff, B. T. Garcia, D. T. McKay Jr., N. J. Heheman, and D. K. Norman. This information circular details the history of one of Washington State’s first metal mines. Discovered in 1885, the Old Dominion […]

January Image of the Month: Reclaimed Mine Site, Rock Island, WA

This month’s image features a successfully reclaimed mine site in Rock Island, to the southeast of Wenatchee, WA. As we can see, the Rock Island sand pit now has a beautiful second life as an orchard. The termination inspection was performed during the first week of December 2012 by our own surface mining specialists Coire […]