COAL CANYON

NAME: Coal Canyon
COUNTY: Elko
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Pleasant summer, heavy snow in winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, autumn.
COMMENTS: Pretty Scenery.
REMAINS: Some mining remnants

Manuel Sellas and Martin Arrestoy discovered a lead deposit here in 1932 which resulted in some fairly rich gold and silver discoveries as well. Coal was found here but never mined. The area was worked into the 1970's. Not much remains.

 


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