Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours

Historical Techatticup Mine


Useful Information

Location: 2.5km from Nelson on Highway 165.
Open: All year daily 9:15-14:15.
By appointment only, minimum 4.
[2007]
Fee: Adults USD 12.50, Children (0-12) USD 7.50.
[2007]
Classification:  Gold Mine
Light: electric.
Dimension: T=21°C.
Guided tours: D=60min.
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Address: Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours, Colorado River Tours, Inc., Eldorado Canyon, HC Box 440, Nelson NV 89046, Tel: +1-702-291-0026 E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:59:01 $

History

 
1700'sSpanish explorers.
1858the Ives Expedition.
1880'sore men lived in Eldorado Canyon than all of the Las Vegas valley.

Geology


Description

Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours offers historical Blue Water Cove trips by canoe or two passenger ocean kayak. The company is based at the historical Techatticup Mine is the oldest, richest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada. One trip is called 1880's Mine Tour, and shows both the Techatticup Mine and nearby Savage Mine. The tour will show the ore veins, the mining, and the stampmill.


See also


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