Abandoned Mines

Farnham, Alan; Greenburg, Zack O'Malley
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 19, p120
The article focuses on the exploration of abandoned mines in the U.S. It mentions that there are tens of thousands of old mines in Utah and hundreds of thousands in the U.S., and new ones are being discovered every day, some by accident and most by adventurers who hunt them out. It states that the motives of mine hunters vary from some surrendering to the call of the illicit and being attracted to places dangerous and off-limits to others pursuing amateur industrial archaeology.


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