Quietly nestled in the Kofa Wildlife National Refuge in Yuma County Is Castle Dome Mine Museum. Castle Dome, 40 miles northeast of Yuma, contains the longest-working mine in Arizona. The museum is so authentically rich in history and insights that this will give you a wonderful view of what life was like when they mined.
- November 20, 2012
- By admin
- In Ghost Towns
Our final featured ghost town is Ehrenberg is also known as Mineral City was laid out by surveyor Herman Ehrenberg. It consisted of a few tents, crude huts and sixteen men. Ehrenberg was murdered at Dos Palmas, Ca and never knew this town was named after him. By 1870 an exodus from La Paz grew
La Fortuna Gold Mine the claim for the mine once sold for $700. The mine is located on a group of patented claims now within the Barry M Goldwater Gunnery Range which is owned by the U.S Bureau of Land Management by administered by the U.S. Marine Corps. Fortuna’s post office was established September 30, 1896