Category: Alturas County

The Territory Thrives

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Leduc Post Office was established in 1883 with Peter Leduc as Postmaster, who served until his death in November, 1899. It was situated about two...

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Quartz Lode Mining

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now In 1880 the following quartz lode mining claims near Bullion, about seven miles west of Hailey, were discovered, namely, Jay Gould, Bullion,...

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Coming of the Railroads

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now At this juncture, due to the importance of railroads, a digression will be made to tell of some early railroad building in Utah and Idaho, as it...

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Minnie Moore Mine

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Minnie Moore mine has produced lead and silver ore of greater value than any other in the district. In 1881, a half interest was sold to...

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Mines Attract Many

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Galena was situated about 28 miles northwest of Ketchum and at the southern base of the Saw tooth mountains. Adjacent to this town were the...

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Mining Locations

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now But the indomitable spirit of the prospector and the pioneer was not to be deterred by any obstacles, how ever great. As there are several...

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