Historic Structures and Mine Features

Reed Gold Mine - Historic Structures and Mine Features
Map Key

Reed Gold Mine

Top of Map is North

Adapted from The First Gold Rush: A Master Plan for Reed Gold Mine, National Park Service


1. Garmon
2. Miners' Houses
3. Structures, ca. 1905
4. Armstrong
5. Graham
6. Osborne
7. Bigger
8. Genet
9. Ervin
10. Timothy
11. Shaft with Extension Tunnel
12. Morgan
13. Enginehouse Shaft
14. Mill and Enginehouse
15. Powder House
16. Craton
17. Tunnel—Open 1934-1971
18. Linker
19. Hartsell
20. Arthur
21. Stables
22. Office

23. Shop
24. Office, Kelly Co.
25. Stamp Mill, 1895-1903
26. Eagle
27. Frederick
28. Tunnel III
29. Sider
30. Tunnel
31. Pigeon
32. Bird
33. Gilbert
34. Posselt
35. Tunnel I
36. Brown
37. Harrison
38. Tunnel II
39. Gold Mill, ca. 1848
40. Reed Mansion
41. Barn
42. Reed Cemetery
43. Jesse Cox - 1889


In the 1870s the ground between Little Meadow Creek and Yellow Branch was grown up with field pines of mine timber size. The ground east of Yellow Branch was heavily wooded with oak and pine.

Sources: August Partz map, 1854; map ca. 1870; Reed Mining Property map, 1923; Survey of Reed Gold Mine property, 1971; Deed of Conveyance, Armin Kelly from O. S. Kelly Co.; reconaissance of area, shafts, and tunnels.


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