The Old Mine Road runs full length of Sandyston and follows the Delaware River. This road is thought to have nothing more than an Indian path, improved by Dutch miners between the years of 1632 and 1650 to transport copper ore from the Pahaquarry copper mines in Warren County to Kingston, NY on the Hudson River.
Colorado Mine Directory 18791910 NAME MINE / MILL COMPANY page county metal/coal 1879 ASHLEY, ELI M PHENIX MINING &MINERAL LAND 230 Gilpin m 1879 ASHLEY, H TULLY COPPER MINING 206 Larimer m 1910 ASTOR, W B ASTOR MINING 131 Clear Creek m 1879 ATKINS, H H CARR 202 Gilpin m 1879 ATKINS, H H PARENT 229 Gilpin m 1879 ATKINS, HORACE GUNNELL 216
NEW MEXICO DATE UNKNOWN: Blue Water AEC Ore Buying Station. A uranium mine operated here from 1953 to 1982, owned by the Anaconda Copper Company, which was later bought by ARCO. The mill was decommissioned in 1989, and by 1995 the demolished structures and tailings were contained in three adjacent disposal cells.
And Delaware By NANCY C. PEARRE and ALLEN V. HEYL, JR. CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 1082K The geology, distribution, production, and mining development of deposits of chromite, titaniferous iron ore, rutile, talc, asbestos, magnesite, sodiumrich feldspar, corundum, and serpentine
Sandyston Township is located in the northwestern section of Sussex County. Natural beauty abounds here with the Historic Delaware River running full length of the township on the west, and the picturesque Blue Mountain range on the eastern side which creates an almost isolated area from the rest of Sussex County.
Walpack , New Jersey A Brief History Walpack Township is located in the scenic western section of Sussex County, along the Delaware River. The township includes a section of the Old Mine Road, which is reputed to have been constructed by the early Dutch miners in the mid1600s as a means of transporting copper ore from the Pahaquarry area
Original Name: The original name of the colony was the Delaware Colony (before 1776, the Lower Counties on Delaware), later Delaware Fact 12 History Reason for Founding: Trade and profits Fact 13 Economy Delaware was often referred to as a breadbasket colony because it grew so many crops, especially wheat.