Saving Silver Ledge

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Saving Silver Ledge

Consortium tries to salvage mine’s old headframe
Gerrad Deal, left, and Rex Vick, right, of RMC Consultants, weld a screen Wednesday Sept. 1, to be used to filter soil that will cap mine waste being buried next to the headframe, seen in the background, at the Silver Ledge Mine north of Silverton
Mineral Creek, left, runs alongside the headframe and the area where mine waste will be deposited, as seen Wednesday Sept. 1, at the Silver Ledge Mine.
Keith Schoeman of RMC Consultants smooths out the mining road next to a partially rerouted Mineral Creek on Wednesday at the site of the Silver Ledge Mine.

Saving Silver Ledge

Gerrad Deal, left, and Rex Vick, right, of RMC Consultants, weld a screen Wednesday Sept. 1, to be used to filter soil that will cap mine waste being buried next to the headframe, seen in the background, at the Silver Ledge Mine north of Silverton
Mineral Creek, left, runs alongside the headframe and the area where mine waste will be deposited, as seen Wednesday Sept. 1, at the Silver Ledge Mine.
Keith Schoeman of RMC Consultants smooths out the mining road next to a partially rerouted Mineral Creek on Wednesday at the site of the Silver Ledge Mine.
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