CLIMATE: Snow in winter, mild in summer
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer and fall
Dunderberg mill is 2wd accessible.Ward Mining Village is located high above up 4wd trail (wide enough for a suburban though)
REMAINS: Mill is in ruins, but 3 cabins still standing at ward mining village.
|Dunderberg mill was built in 1870 to work the ore from the Castle Peak and Green Creek mines. A small population formed and named the town Monckton. There are only remains of a crumbling cabin to mark its location today. In 1896 the mill shut down. In 1892 a 4 stamp mill was built higher up Dunderberg Creek to work the ore from nearby mines at Green Creek. Thomas Ward developed the property at Ward village in the early 1890's. Submitted by: Cat and Ripley