#327 The Last of the Mines we explore in California…The War Eagle often visited by many explorers.
#327 The Last of the Mines we explore in California…The War Eagle often visited by many explorers.
This will be our very last trip in the War Eagle and Tecopa County. We go way into the ends of the mine to show you never seen before footage. This is one of the largest and often explored mine in California, now with a nasty new owner!
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Excellent explore, thank you so much Frank & Sharon. Really interesting. I was thinking the exact same thing just as Sharon said "Like a drawbridge.." Must be the way the female mind works! Stay safe both of you. Take care.
top stuff Frank Sharon.
I really enjoyed this explore! It’s a shame you are done with these mines but I don’t blame you. Thanks Frank and Sharon!
It’s a real shame what has happened to this once great state. They are hell bent on ruining anything that isn’t directly related to enslaving you into the 9to5 economy. I grew up hunting and fishing whenever i had some free time here and now it’s next to impossible or at the very least not worth the time and money required.
Looked good fun , what a huge mine is there much silver left in the ground
TVR specializes in CA. You could ask him where to go. Hes usually northern CA. where the 1849 gold rush was.
Frank the Tank!
War Eagle Mine? With a dumbass name like that, it’s a miracle the mine wasn’t brickwall 3′ deep.
Roll Tide, ya’ll!
Murphys law kinda says if you are in mine a lot in California. The will be an earthquake.
I wonder what the miners felt in there
This has been an amazing adventure Frank and Sharon, love those mine carts and lots of levels, thanks for sharing.
Super photography Sharon. This mine just keeps on going so glad you continued the exploration. More interesting machinery and structures, so fascinating. It looked pretty sketchy in that last little bit. Love and respect to you both. .❤👷🏻♂⛏👷🏻♀⛏ ❤
well mate that mine was so awesome thank you
Thanks, Frank & Sharon, that one was another big one!
And yes, I SMASHED that like button, as everybody should.
I did notice you found a place you could crawl into lol.
May your journey always be safe and long.
Sharon is going this is a women way ain’t no man way . That’s if you want some more of those yummy lunches in the near future mate.
One hell of a mine. Thanks for sharing.
Big rooms ! Very interesting ! Who left the beer ?
Must be ghost out in the mine !
California a Great place to be from…The farther away from there the better eff those soy boys many other places to explore 👍🏼👍🏼
did you get your rope back ????
16:00 Ford Flathead, looks like a 1946-1948 24 stud 59A casting. If anyone cares how I know… it’s a flat deck with round central and oval upper water passages, but there’s no extra water passage on the front of the block. Didn’t see a head sitting around, but could be an Onan or Schramm or something down there. Compressor conversion units, one bank was left stock and the other bank served as a 4 cylinder air compressor with a custom head.
Yeah Frank that war eagle’s a big ass mind I don’t know why they used all that culvert for air ventilation that had to be a lot of work enjoyed watching you and Sharon’ video guess you guys are back home now you got your own mind to work on stay safe you guys and that last part of the mind you went down was so damn sketchy you kept saying that’s the end of it can’t show you no more and but yet you kept on going too damn sketchy of an area there👀
Maybe back in the day with they thought the back was going to fall so to beat it to it they did all the timbering in there
I so can’t believe how much they rely on posts and beams to hold up such a large area and it’s still holding. Awesome video as always.
Nice one !!
That’s a Flathead Ford engine block
19:00 That was the HAINTS, that money, and the beer cans, you were obviously interrupting their game of poker.
Thanks again for keeping me out of mine’s
I’ll Leave it up to the experts Frank and Sharon!
I can hardly wait to see you guys next time!
Ever hear of the Holden mine near lake Chelan ? 60 miles of tunnels though I believe it’s all sealed , if anyone could find an opening they forgot about it would be you Frank !
Very unfortunate about California, I still live here, was born here and will more than likely die here. This state has managed to oppress, abuse, alienate and push out a large amount of they type of folk that would have improved the state and supply jobs. Good job Gavin. Why do I stay? That is a good question but it really boils down to work, family and maybe just maybe it will begin to turn around! Yea, I know that is a pipe dream. Good video, enjoyed it. You’ve earned my subscription. Be safe okay.
That was a great ending to your California exploration; lots to see in that mine. Interesting that you found a flathead V-8 engine block down there. At least it was old…
no need to explain . the other 49 states know about Cali , i see no horns??? , must be all the other type of cow ,,,again i see no horns
Can’t blame ya wish I could leave Hell Hole California and never return. Thanks for the video s . Be careful out there or under there word has it that Manbearpig has made all the way into Canada and they like cave ,shaft,portals ect. I’m cereal. And always take a towel when you go caving.
Really enjoyed these last few explorations in The War Eagle! Thanks for sharing, Frank!
Hello Frank hello Sharon
Thank you for the Video .
This mine is extensiv . I Lost Trak very soon .
But that what you showed to us is very good .
Thank you for your effords and all the risks you both take to realise the Videos.
I missed the Fotos from Sharon .
The Details were very good to see at her Fotos.
Take care have a good weekend and a happy New week .
Greetings from Germany and the Harzmountains
Yours Frank Galetzka
Great video of mining history by Frank and Sharon.
A great explore, and a very nice part of the mine, a lot too see, see you in the next one were ever that is 🙂
Good one! Thanks!
Love yous , that was an awesome explore 👍👍👍
#Frank That was one awesome mine. I believe you guys wasn’t alone in that mine. Very odd to come on to that
table had cards an money on it. Seems to me they was there right before you an Sharon was. When they heard you
they took off. Some’s odd to me.
Good Stuff, someone could make a fortune just mining the lumber. Thanks for sharing, Be Safe
Real nice mine complex, Frank!! Really enjoyed the draw bridge tracks going up or down & the descent shafts were walkable slopes with steps. Can’t get much easier to navigate than that. Like you said, no ropes needed for this one!!
Go to Washington, more gates but friendlier
Hey Frank, thanks for putting up with the red tape nonsense to show us this monster mine. The skip station track might just look steeper cause of the angle, but wouldn’t the carts pick up a lot of speed with it being that steep?
California. The state that ruins anything fun in North America.
For some reason everyone has to follow their rules because of THEIR "findings"
Come to where I am in nevada I will show you hundreds of old mines to go.
Aahh yeah, that’s a great mine. Not too old either lol😁
I did some research. The war eagle mine is on blm property, which in turn means its on public land. As always people leave mine exploring to the experts. Stay safe, stay alive.
Hi Frank & Sharon, such an amazing mine and absolutely huge too. Some pretty cool finds to see along the way, those yellow carts were awesome.
Could you share with us what the finished box looks like that you mentioned you might try to copy and construct.
Thank you for sharing, much love to you both. xx ❤
Really like you show, however I cannot watch something this long.
Really enjoyed this video, looking forward to seeing an update on the Yankee Boy