Underground mines

 

 

The Art of Underground Mining

When mining began  at Bisbee, every thing was done by hand, with the light of a candle.   Except for the use of dynamite and  the availability of steam power......

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map of bisbee mines
Masonic Cave

Important Places Underground

List of the important areas  in the underground mines in Bisbee.

1909 mines of Bisbee

MInes  in Bisbee 1909

Photograph with the major underground mine marked.

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1909 mines of Lowell Arizona

Mines in lowell 1909

Photograph of  Lowell with the major mines  marked.

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1927 mines of Lowell Arizona

Mines in lowell 1927

Photograph of  Lowell with the major mines  marked.

 

mines in Don Luis

Mines in Don Luis 2016

Photograph of the   Don luis with the major mines marked.

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Map of Copper Queen Mine

 Reading underground mine maps

 

A 54 page document on how to read  Bisbee's underground mine maps. Included are the commonly used symbols, abbreviations and  how to determine a specfic location.

Map of Copper Queen Mine

 Map of the Copper Queen Mines

 

A 1904 map of the Copper Queen Mines including Spray, Czar, Holbrook and Queen incline.

Level Map of the underground mines in divison 1 Bisbee Arizona

Underground mine levels in Divison 1

A diagram showing  mine levels,mine connections and there relationship between different mines in Uncle Sam gulch  and Hendricks gulch area.

Level Map of the underground mines in divison 1 Bisbee Arizona

Underground mine map of the Cole and Dallas mines

A series of maps showing  the mine workings on the 1300 foot level through the 2000 foot level . pdf download

Level Map of the underground mines in divison 1 Bisbee Arizona

Underground mine map of the Queen tunnel and 3rd Level Southwest mine

A  map showing  the mine workings on the 3rd level Southwest minel and the Queen tunnel.

Level Map of the underground mines in divison 1 Bisbee Arizona

Depth of Bisbee's major underground mines

A list of the shaft depth for Bisbee's important underground mines.

Level Map of the underground mines in divison 1 Bisbee Arizona

Ballpark Stope

The “Ballpark” stope in reality is a host of smaller stopes that were developed on a single large orebody. This orebody was known as the new southwest orebody, first discovered in 1918......

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