I was getting the mining pictures so scattered, I decided it was time to
bring them together.

The Official reason the local mines shut down.

A copy of a 1973 Special Centennial of Mining edition
of the Joplin Globe has been given to me to share here
.
 

Here's some definitions of mining terms from The Tribune: 

See also Miami Mines in the Ottawa County section.

It is usually said that mining in the area ceased because the mines "played out".
What makes that interesting is the fact that lead and zinc were found at least as far south as Spavinaw!
South of Miami West of Miami Fairland S. of Fairland Afton
Afton-2 Grove-1 Spavinaw Strang Talequah
Seneca Seneca Mining Seneca Mining Co. Bluejacket  
Tulsa Wyandotte- AFTON 08 Wyandotte Grove
  Tar Creek Camp End of Tariffs Tariff 57  
Jack Built Old Chief Burns Tariff Joplinites E-P RR
A. W. Abrams Old Abe's Mines Old Abe 2 Zinc 1902 Lead Mining
Man Power Horse power Galena Oronogo Blasting
Ensworth Camp Jan 22 1909 Jumbo Imports Lead
Haulage Ramage Emma Gordon "Mutt" Mantle Blue Goose-W
Phone Book Powderhouses ORE HISTORY 1925 MAP
1954 Map Cornfield Blue Goose-1927 Bingham MIAMI MINES
Central Mill Ventilation St. Louis Mining Picher History Imports
West Side crew Ore Haulers Goldenrod 4 '32 Central Mill Lucky Jew
St. Louis Camp Big Strike 1621 Injuries One Horse
Miami-Joplin Quapaw mining Mule skinner Cardin's mines Townsite-1
Pre 1915

 

Mine names   1940 Mine Tour
4-3-14 July 10, 1914 9-11-1914 School of Mines Subsidence?

Mining News, 1919

West Side, 1941

Big Deals

More Big Deals

Dobson Mine, 1930

Woodchuck PC

Beaver

Anna Beaver

Hum-Bah-Wat-Tah

Hum-Bah-Wat-Tah II

Eagle-Picher Lead Co. (1936)

Carbide lantern

 

Ott Heatherly

Overhead

South Side-43

Domado/Rialto

Central Mill

History

DANGER!

Brewster Ballard

Bad Timing

Cable Haulage

 Dusty

Post Card

Typical Derrick

Pipefitter?

Blue Goose -Ritz

Blue Goose

Blue Goose Crew, 1943

Rialto Carpenters

Nancy Jane

Drill Rig

Bilharz, 1923

E-P Smelter

Butte Mining

Family Post Card

Road Map (pdf)

Chat Pile Building

Central Mill "Bull Gang"

Central Mill "Mill Gang"

Barr

CM&R Depot

Power Plant

Velie Lion

 

Netta, Postcard

Netta?

Bird Dog

Lavrion
West Virginia

Cave-Ins

E.W./Goldenrod #4

#4 up close

Ore Samples

Lancaster

Rialto

Rialto #3,

Rialto #3 crew

Camp Crowder Rock Quarry

1945 Lucky Bill Crew

1947 Lucky Bill Crew

South of Cardin

Steam Locomotive

Elevator

Hoist Signals

Hoist Room

Shop-56

Plugged
Rustlin' Card

Lodover

Mahutska Mining

 

Breaking Through

Drillbits

Post Drilling

 Prod

 Screen Apes

Mule Skinners

Hooker, etc

Bumper, Hooker

Powder Monkey

Roof Trimmer

Screen Apes



07/21/2017