What’s next? – Ten years after mine fire

Landowning partner Dave Lawson stands with the remains of the Mariposa Mine’s five-stamp mill—which burned 10 years ago this week. The mine has since been picked over by relic seekers and scrap thieves. “It’s just a crying shame,” Lawson said of the damage and loss.The Mariposa Mine‘s stamp mill burned ten years ago this week.
On private land behind St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the mill is a blackened skeleton, but most iron hardware that made up the b...

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