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Mar 19, 2008 - Castle Dome Mining Town and Painted Desert

Carla here—today we drove north of the Yuma Proving Grounds to Castle Dome Mining Museum and ghost town. Our neighbor at the campground told us about this place and recommended that we go today since there is a weekly tour of the silver/lead mining district outside the ghost mining town. So that is what we did. The tour was about an hour and a half long; our guide walked us around several open pits that were the entrances to the mines. As we walked he explained the history of Castle Dome. Castle Dome was once a volcano. The volcano...

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