ELK MOUNTAIN

NAME: Elk Mountain
COUNTY: Elko
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Pleasant summer, heavy snow in winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, autumn.
COMMENTS: Pretty Scenery.
REMAINS: The mill

In 1882, the Empire State mine was discovered and worked but never proved profitable. Later Tungsten deposits were found in the area and a few mines were worked into the 1950's. A mill in the area still stands.

 


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