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  • Ghost Town: White Oaks, New Mexico

    By 1885 White Oaks had 213 houses and more than 50 established businesses. The town''s peak population was 1,200 in 1890. The Old Abe, which yielded $875,000 in gold, began to decline in the mid-1890s, and so did the town. No turnabout was possible once the railroad bypassed White Oaks in 1899. White Oaks never became a complete ghost town.

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  • Lincoln County, New Mexico Mines – Western Mining History

    Yellow Hand. Yellow Jacket Iron Mine. Yellow Jacket Nos 2 & 3. Yours Truly Claim. Zuni Mines. Zuni No 1. Zuni No 4. Western Mining History is your source for over 116,000 mines in …

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  • These 18 American Ghost Towns Will Chill You To The Bone

    2021-9-28 · These 18 American Ghost Towns Will Chill You To The Bone. Contrary to their name, ghost towns are not locales filled with unsettled spirits.They are something completely different… and far eerier. Ghost towns are places that were once filled with busy, bustling streets, thriving businesses, and lively residents; then, over the course of months and years, these towns were …

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  • Old Abe Mine – White Oaks New Mexico Goldrush

    Timeline of Old Abe Dec, 1890: March 24, 1892: Dec 12, 1892: Dec 16, 1892: Nov 9, 1893: March 11, 1895 Eight Die in Fire John Hewitt sitting in front looking at camera Location…

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  • White Oaks – The Liveliest Town in the Territory – Legends ...

    2021-12-10 · However, White Oaks was saved when another mine, called the "Old Abe" was developed, which employed large numbers of men and was immensely profitable. The town population soon reached its peak of about 2,500 people. In 1893, Watt Hoyle, one of the owners of the Old Abe Mine, built a two-story Victorian brick home for his fiancée.

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  • Historical Potpourri: 1891 mining activity sparks White ...

    2016-6-21 · The index of an old issue of New Mexico State Bureau of Mines and Minerals Resources Bulletin includes a list of mines in the White Oaks District – Old Abe, South Homestakes, Little Mack, Henry ...

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  • Collectible Mining Paper Items for sale | eBay

    1918 Old Klondike Mines (Northern Consolidated Mines Co.) Documents ~ Arizona . $84.95. $4.99 shipping ... 1909 EUREKA NEVADA "RUBY HILL TUNNEL & MINING CO" MINING GHOST TOWN DOCUMENT . ... $3.50 shipping. SPONSORED. Vintage paper: 1934 info on GREAT NORTHERN GOLD MINES, INC, $39.11. Was: $48.89. Free shipping. MARION …

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  • White Oaks

    2021-7-13 · WHITE OAKS. It got started in 1879 when gold was discovered in the nearby Jicarilla mountains. it dwindled out around the turn of the century because the mines had played out and the railroad had bypassed it.I don''t know a whole …

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  • White Oaks New Mexico – Western Mining History

    White Oaks emerged as a tent city shortly after the 1879 discovery of gold in the nearby mountains. The town boomed, and by 1880 a post office was established and many permanent structures were being built. The population was 800 in July of 1880 and later peaked at over 4,000. White Oaks thrived during the 1880''s and the first half of the 1890 ...

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  • NEW MEXICO GOLD MAPS, GOLD PLACERS AND GOLD …

    2020-11-11 · Gila National Forest. Ghost Towns / Miners Camps and Historical towns - 12 : TULOROSA Gold map - 104 Gold sites: Towns in the vicinity - Tularosa, Carrizozo, San Antonio, Truth or Consequences. Cibola, Gila and …

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  • Ghosts of White Oaks stroll among the living. Stop and say ...

    2019-7-23 · Eight miners were entombed in the Old Abe Gold Mine on March 10, 1895, in White Oaks. A marker in the Cedarvale Cemetery tells the story. …

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  • White Oaks New Mexico Ghost Town | Haunted Places: Old ...

    2021-12-18 · White Oaks became "eastern influenced" with about as many lawyers as miners. Homes were built with pitched (instead of flat) roofs. The Hoyle House - which still exists today - is a Victorian with a "widow''s walk" on the roof. The second largest city in New Mexico, it was surpassed only by Santa Fe. White Oaks died when the local fathers tried ...

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  • 11 of New Mexico''s Richest Mining Towns (see Map)

    11. White Oaks. White Oaks grew as a mining boom town starting in 1879 following the discovery of coal and gold in the Jicarilla Mountains. In 1879 John Baxter staked a claim named, the Homestake Mine after following Mexican prospectors …

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  • Historic New Mexico Gold Mines

    The first recorded gold discovery in the state happened in 1828 in Old Placers. The discovery was followed by establishments of many other New Mexico gold mines. Prior to 1904, total gold production from New Mexico was worth $6,750,000. …

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  • New Mexico Ghost Towns : White Oaks

    2021-12-17 · The Old Abe was the most profitable mine in White Oak''s brief history, employing forty men and boosting the town''s population to its peak of …

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  • No Scum Allowed Saloon – White Oaks, New Mexico

    Discover No Scum Allowed Saloon in White Oaks, New Mexico: In a largely deserted ghost town, a little brick building recalls its history as a gold rush hub and haven for outlaws.

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  • The Old Abe Eagle (White Oaks, Lincoln County, N.M.) 189 ...

    When gold mines were discovered at White Oaks, the town sprang up quickly and soon attracted over 2,000 people. According to the Old Abe Eagle, gold, iron, marble of several varieties, lime, alabaster, white sandstone, silica, fire-clay, and bituminous coal could all be found within a three-mile radius of the White Oaks.

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  • Jicarilla, New Mexico – Still Gold in Them Thar Hills ...

    2021-11-21 · Jicarilla, New Mexico – Still Gold in Them Thar Hills. Some 12 miles northeast of White Oaks, New Mexico on an unpaved Forest Road is the old settlement of Jicarilla. Mining has been occurring in this mountainous area as far back as 1850 when local Hispanics worked the streambeds separating the gold from the dirt in wooden bowls called a ...

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  • White Oaks New Mexico Goldrush – An indepth look at the ...

    2021-12-17 · NEWSPAPER ARTICLES OF WHITE OAKS MINING CAMP MIGRATION APRIL 1880 LAS VEGAS N.M. GAZETTE After the discovery of gold in 1879 by John Wilson,Jack Winters also known as "John" and Harry Baxter, …

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  • Golden New Mexico Ghost Town | Haunted Places: Old ...

    2021-12-18 · It was shortly after these mining camps were formed that the San Francisco Catholic Church was built around 1830. Just south of Tuerto, a new town called Golden was being formed, which soon absorbed both El Real de San Francisco and Placer del Tuerto. Officially formed in 1879, Golden was selected as the center of the new gold-mining district ...

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  • New Mexico Road Trip | Ghost Towns | New Mexico History

    2021-1-20 · You''ll not want to miss White Oaks, a few miles north of Carrizozo. Residents once extracted gold from Carrizozo Peak. There are historic buildings to study — like the Gumm House, a well-maintained Painted Lady from Victorian Era, and the Hoyle Mansion, built in 1893 by Watt Hoyle, one of the owners of the Old Abe Mine.

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  • Saloon a center of civility

    2021-12-5 · White Oaks was born when gold was found here in 1879, and by the late 1880s several thousand people were living in the town. Billy the Kid, always looking for a good time, visited White Oaks.

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  • White Oaks

    2019-8-4 · The White Oaks Schoolhouse, built in 1895, still stands today, embracing history in its wonderful display of old relics from days gone by. As you travel through the pages of this webpage, we hope to lead you back into an era of place and time where dreams of moving to the wild west and striking gold came alive and riches abound.

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  • COME ON MAN! In Arizona We Ain''t Afraid of No GHOSTS!

    2020-9-24 · Gold King Mine Ghost Town. Ghost Towns In Arizona. Many were former mining sites that were abandoned after their boom years. See this picture of the old Gold King Mine ghost town. Some like Tombstone hung on based on their tourist appeal. Other ghost towns lost prominence after the railroads came through.

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  • disappointing ghost town

    2016-5-5 · No Scum Allowed Saloon: disappointing ghost town - See 24 traveller reviews, 14 candid photos, and great deals for White Oaks, NM, at Tripadvisor.

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  • 8 Creepy Ghost Towns In New Mexico That''ll Give You Chills

    2020-5-2 · At one point, White Oaks was the second biggest city in New Mexico after Santa Fe. It''s even on the National Register of Historic Places. The town boomed when a pure vein of gold was discovered inside Baxter Mountain. …

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