Mine-Shaft Filled In

The fenced in hazardous mine shaft was a site familiar to many who have walked the park. It was a point of curiosity, speculation and concern for the visitors, the ranger and the park’s board members. Recently, construction crews filled-in the old mine shaft to remove the hazard from the park. Future plans include landscaping and memorials to the miners.

After filling

After filling

The old mineshaft ready to be filled in

The old mineshaft ready to be filled in

Piping the Filler Into the MineShaft

Piping the Filler Into the MineShaft

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