PEARL

NAME: Pearl
COUNTY: Gem
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 6
CLIMATE: Cool winter/snow and summer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
Fall, Spring, Summer.
COMMENTS: Not much left.
REMAINS: Mining remnants.UPDATE: 6-27-2009
I just visited Pearl, ID today and was saddened to discover that the entire town was bulldozed. There is nothing left but the one mine entrance that is not boarded up.

-Mark

Once a rip-roaring community, Pearl still has a few active mines. Although only a few people live in Pearl, the town is the closest active mining community to the city of Boise. The hills around Pearl are dotted with old mine dumps and the remnants of buildings that have given way to the ravages of time.

Submitted by Henry Chenoweth.


Pearl
Courtesy MerryMike Sprague


Pearl
Courtesy MerryMike Sprague


Pearl
Courtesy MerryMike Sprague


Pearl
Courtesy MerryMike Sprague


Pearl
Courtesy MerryMike Sprague

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