Techatticup Mine
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker
N 35° 42.583 W 114° 48.205
11S E 698710 N 3953976
Quick Description: The Techatticup Mine was once the richest gold producer in Southern Nevada. After World War II, the mine was abandoned and left to the harsh desert elements for more than 50 years.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2010 10:48:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM8W8P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 13

Long Description:
Techatticup Mine

The Techatticup mine, located in 1861, was the most important mine in El Dorado Canyon. It produced millions of dollars in gold ore, and was originally served by steamboats on the Colorado River. The mine's name is taken from two Paiute words meaning "hungry" or "bread".

Two of Nevada's most famous renegade Indians lived in the canyon: Ahvote, who killed five victims, and Queho, who killed over twenty people. Near this spot, Queho killed his last victim, Maude Douglas, in 1919, and successfully eluded Sheriff's posses.

Dedicated September 24, 2000
Queho Posse Chpt. #191 of the Ancient & Honorable Order E Clampus Vitus

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