Shoshone County, Idaho GenWeb Project



Mines

Amy-Matchless
Anchor
Bunker Hill - Near Wardner, ID. Originally called Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mines. Founded by Noah S. Kellogg (Founder of Kellogg, ID) in 1885. Phil O'Rourke was a partner to Noah Kellogg. Jim Wardner (Founder of Wardner, ID and Wardner, BC) became a partner because he had claim to water that was needed to mine the Bunker Hill. 2/3 of the money mined from the Bunker Hill went to build Spokane, WA. The Bunker Hill Mine is the greatest Lead-Silver-Zinc Ore property in the world.
Coeur
Constitution
Crescent - In Kellogg, ID
Crystal -In Kellogg, ID. Discovered by Tom Irwin in 1879.
Custer
Evolution
Frisco -Burke, ID.
Galena
Gem
Gold Hunter
Hecla -Burke, ID.
Hercules - Burke Canyon, ID. Founded in 1889 by Harry Day. Angus Paulsen was eventually a partner. Money from the Hercules Mine went to build the Paulsen, Hutton & Sherwood buildings in Spokane, WA and the Hutton Settlement in Spokane, WA, as well as, the Day building in Wallace, ID.
Note: Burke Canyon, ID is about all but gone. One building remains in the canyon, most others washed away years ago.
Highland Surprise
Interstate
Ione - Near Murray, ID.
Jack Waite - Founded by Jack Waite. Near Murry/Eagle Creek/Eagle City, ID.
Last Chance - Near Wardner, ID.
Lookout Mountain
Lucky Boy -Near the Sunshine mine. Founded 1887 by Herman Stanki, Matt Brown, Sandy Morris.
Lucky Friday -Mullan, ID.
Mayflower -Founded late 1890's.
Milo Creek Mine -Wardner, ID. Founded by John Connolly (partner of the Page Mine).
Monitor
Morning
Nabob
Page -Silver Creek, Kellogg, ID. Originally called the Corrigan Mine. Founded by John Corrigan and partner, John Connolly.
Pilot Near Murray, ID.
Pine Creek -Near Bunker Hill Mine, Burke, ID.
Polaris
Sidney -Near Pine Creek. L.W. Gay, Owner.
Sierra-Nevada
Snowstorm
Standard-Manmouth
Star Burke, ID. Originally the Star Mine. Hecla bought the then adjoining Star Mine. The Phoenix Mine Company bought in 1989 and changed to Star-Morning.
Stemwinder
Sunshine -Founded by Dennis & True Blake (Originally from Maine) in 1883. On May 2, 1972, 91 men died as a result of an underground fire. The Miners Memorial Statue stands near Kellogg, ID at the Big Creek exit in honor of those who perished.
Tiger-Poorman
Tyler
West Star Near Gem, ID.