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Location DB > United States > California > Mojave National Preserve > Evening Star Mine
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Evening Star Mine
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created by robk700 on 1/13/2010 11:27 PM
last modified by robk700 on 1/14/2010 12:22 AM
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A 4 story head frame with a crusher on top is the main attraction of this well preserved tin mine. The shafts have recently been sealed with bat friendly cages. Structures of homes can easily be found with a good eye. A cold storage cave or dwelling can be found next to a second smaller head frame. Many other mining claims and structures are just a few minutes away.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
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Mojave National Preserve, California
United States
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    Shafts
    Head frame
    Ruins of structures
     Security Measures
  • welded doors
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1933
    Closed: 1944
     Required Equipment
     Recommended Equipment
    high clearance vehicle
     History
    "The Evening Star Mine, located 1 1/2 miles south of the Standard No. 1 began life in 1935 as a copper prospect by J. Riley Bembry. Within a year he sold the property to Trigg L. Button and Clarence Hammett of Santa Ana who began sinking the No. 1 shaft. In 1940 Vaughn Maynard of Santa Ana purchased the claims, and in 1941 the Tin Corporation of America leased the property. This company continued sinking the shaft, and shipped 25 tons in June 1942 to the Tin Processing Corporation in Texas City, Texas. In 1943 the mine was leased by Carl F. Wendrick, Jr., owner of the Steel Sales and Service Company of Chicago, Illinois. Wendrick secured a government loan, employed eight men, built a larger headframe, and constructed a mill at Valley wells. Over 400 tons of ore were processed. Several tons of tin concentrates were sold to the government stockpile in Jean, Nevada which contained 35.96 percent tin."
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    Wed, Jan 13th, 2010
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 1/14/2010 12:57 AM.

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  • on Jan 14 10 at 0:57, Steed validated this location
  • on Jan 14 10 at 0:23, robk700 made this location available
  • on Jan 14 10 at 0:22, robk700 changed the following: History
  • on Jan 14 10 at 0:21, robk700 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jan 13 10 at 23:49, robk700 created a new gallery
  • on Jan 13 10 at 23:48, robk700 changed the following: Notes for Mods, Type, City, Province / State (please use full name), Country, Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy, Publically Viewable, History, Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Security Measures, Recommended Equipment, Media Coverage, Future Plans, Description, Web Links
  • on Jan 13 10 at 23:29, robk700 updated the main picture
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