Top Historical Mines to Visit in Colorado

a railway in a mine tunnel

The United States is known for the grandeur of its elevated ski resorts, such as the Sun Valley in Idaho, and for its wild gold rush experiences feet beneath the ground in some of the most well-known areas in America. These include Colorado. A Brief History of Mining in Colorado The mining industry had … Read more

Largest Mines in the World

Panorama of Grasberg mine

Mines are a significant contributor to a country’s economic growth and status. Despite some environmental issues and concerns, mining is still a thriving industry worldwide. Mining is, first and foremost, a source of mineral commodities essential for maintaining and improving their standards of living. Mined materials are used to construct roads and … Read more

What are the oldest mines the world?

Production of Salt Mine

Primitive miners dug out minerals using stone tools. Eventually, these were replaced with fire, clearing out tunnels and reaching them greater depths faster. Over 6000 years ago, Egyptians and Sumerians civilization started mining gold and silver from the ore. The gold mines in Nubia is the largest in Ancient Egypt. During Medieval times, the … Read more

Famous Gold Rush Towns You Can Visit

The Metropolitan City of Gold, Johannesburg

Gold rushes are one of the most unforgettable moments in history. It is the large-scale and rapid movement of fortune seekers to the sites of recently discovered gold deposits. The most famous gold rushes took place in California, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The treasure-hunting craze made the towns near the gold … Read more