Today’s abandoned mine exploring video features one of the oldest (and longest-mined) historical abandoned mines I’ve been in. History of this mine began in 1866 and was mined for nearly a century. It is part of an elaborate network of underground workings that span for many miles.
This exploration focuses on a path to find an underground mule stable which was used during its early legacy period. Mules during the early era of this abandoned mine were used to haul ore car loads to the surface, long before powered trammers.
Joining us on this adventure are @Zia Mountain Adventures and @Headframe Hunters Mining & Exploration. Together, we descend down an inclined winze that has an ominous “Bad Air” label and a challenging obstacle to navigate through to get to the bottom. To get to the stable area, we then have to ascend a different inclined winze-stope to reach the original level where we entered this abandoned mine to circumnavigate a collapse that prevented us from reaching this area.
This abandoned mine exploring video is shot and presented in 4K and HDR. I recommend for your viewing experience to watch this video with a TV, monitor, or mobile device with a 4K/HDR compatible display. It really does make a difference!