General/Base Info:
Elkton Mine
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Info Last updated: 27.10.2020 (10:35:50)
I am not 100% sure which mine is seen here in the foreground right, but I've so far (08.01.2017) ended up with thinking this is part of the Thompson mine as it sorts of fits both my old 1903 topographic map, and a 1902 claims overview map where I see railroad lines drawn in and this view here indicates an ore-bin just beside the M.T. switchback up the Elkton Mine coal bins.
   This view is more towards the Elkton Mine in the distance, one of the larger mines in the District, while in the foreground the ore bin and trestle from some mine - most likely the Thompson Mine can be seen, a small mining operation.
   The massive trestle seen is part of the Midland Terminal trackage to get access to the coal bins of the power plant for the Elkton Mine, which also possible was served by the Short Line using the Low Line trolley tracks. A string of boxcars can be seen on that track off to the right of the trestle in the distance.Elkton Mine and the Kitty Lane Mine [aka Kittie Lane Mine]
Photo by: William Edward Hook
My Collection; Cropped view from a Group of images published in a Picture Book called O'er Canon and Crag to the Land of Gold, Series 3. Views is copyrighted 1904 by William Edward Hook.
View is Copyright by William Edward Hook through a book published in 1904.
Media ID: 20
Id No. (Mine / 1902 map):
Date Located / Formed:
Raven Hill
Location Map Description:
Discovery / Formed by:
  • Elkton Mining and Milling Company ( Info From Claim/Survey Map )
Destroyed in Open Pit
Fate details:
Owned by:
  • Elkton Mining and Milling Company
    -> 1893-06-12 [claim Map]
Known claims:
  • Elkton lode - 8173
Claim Links:
Location Claim Description:
Patented Date:
Mineral Certificate No.:
General Land Office No.:
Known Transportation Connection:
    Extra Info/Details [Linked at One Time to the Entity]:
    Vertical Shaft, Air Drill & Air Compressor
    Known Producing Info:
    April 1894 regular shipping
    April 1896 shipping at least partly
    May 1918 lessees produced 500 tons of 1-oz.
    General notes: