We found that one of the Bird Mines is used as a nest for killer Vampire Bats.
| The first
group of "Bird" mines we explored were copper mines that dated
back to 1907. There was too little copper to be profitable and the mines
were abandoned. The ore was packed off of the mountain and hauled by
wagons to the rail siding shown in the first picture below.
The second "Bird" mine we explored was a tungsten mine and dated back to the turn of the century. Located nearby we found an old well worn Indian trail that ran across the desert.
We also discovered on this trip that Wild Bill is a "cheap date" and may need a little help in the art of landing a woman of his own.
Let's explore the Bird Mines
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