HARRISON PASS

NAME: Harrison Pass
COUNTY: Elko
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Pleasant summer, heavy snow in winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Summer, autumn.
COMMENTS: Pretty Scenery.
REMAINS: Quite a few original buildings

In 1865 a 1500 acre ranch was established at Harrison Pass and by 1897 mining activity started. In 1916 a Scheelite Deposit was found and mining camps were erected for this load as well as others. By the 1940's there was a school. Today mill foundations are visible as well as some occupied cabins.


Sagebrush is nearly topping the old cabins at the Star Mine
Courtesy Jared Dubach


Smelter foundation at Star Mine in Harrison Pass
Courtesy Jared Dubach

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