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Shafter Silver Mine Purchased

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BigBendHiker

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Shafter Silver Mine
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2011, 07:52:42 PM »
Looks like the mining will resume at Shafter.  They have a groundbreaking scheduled for Feb 16...

http://alpinedailyplanet.typepad.com/alpine-daily-planet/2011/01/aurcana-begins-work-on-shafter-silver-mine.html

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Presidio Silver Mine To Reopen - Shafter Ghost Town
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2011, 08:22:31 AM »
Interesting article.  Silver mining is happening again in Texas.

Also a story about this in Monday's Dallas Morning News for you DFW'ites.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Texas-silver-mine-gets-new-life-after-1942-closure-1206043.php

Les - Kincaid

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SHANEA

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Re: Shafter Silver Mine Purchased
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2012, 12:37:18 AM »
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Water-concerns-temper-elation-over-Big-Bend-4028407.php

i enjoy driving through shafter on my way to big bend ranch the opening scenes of the andromedia strain were filmed there

 


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