Ashdown

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Ashdown is a historical location Northeast of Camp McGarry near Denio.

Ashdown appears on the Clason's 1906 map.[1]

Ashdown is located in the Warm Springs Mining District.

Gold and Molybdenum have been mined at Ashdown.

Construction of a mine and mill started in 2005, with production of molybdenum in December 2006.[2]

The mine was listed as being operational in 2012 with 35 employees and having produced 44,092 lbs of Molybdenite.[3]


References

Resources

  • Ashdown Post Office (historical) GNIS
    • PO Aug 1904 to Sep 1909, May 1920 to Dec 1921
    • Gamett, James, and Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Post Offices. Las Vegas: Nevada Publications, 1983, 176 pp. Discusses historical background of Nevada post offices. p35
  • Ashdown Mine GNIS
  • Vicksburg (historical) GNIS
    • Variant: "Ashdown. Citation: Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1970, 492 pp. Gives historical background for mining towns and camps in Nevada."
    • Variant: "Vicsburg: Citation: Bancroft's Map of California and Nevada: 1868, scale 1 inch=24 miles. H. H. Bancroft & Co., Booksellers & Stationers, San Francisco, Calif. Entered according to an act of Congress, A.D. 1868, by H. H. Bancroft & Company in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of California."
  • Ashdown Mine Gold-Molybdenum Project