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Debris from an old collapsed cabin, including its refrigerator, sits at the top of the road at Bighorn Basin Mine

Debris from an old collapsed cabin, including its refrigerator, sits at the top of the road at Bighorn Basin Mine The views were already great, but now I'm way above the main mine road below as I climb the switchback to the upper areaThumbnailsNear the collapsed cabin is a platform in front of another tunnel, which happens to be right above the lower oneThe views were already great, but now I'm way above the main mine road below as I climb the switchback to the upper areaThumbnailsNear the collapsed cabin is a platform in front of another tunnel, which happens to be right above the lower oneThe views were already great, but now I'm way above the main mine road below as I climb the switchback to the upper areaThumbnailsNear the collapsed cabin is a platform in front of another tunnel, which happens to be right above the lower oneThe views were already great, but now I'm way above the main mine road below as I climb the switchback to the upper areaThumbnailsNear the collapsed cabin is a platform in front of another tunnel, which happens to be right above the lower oneThe views were already great, but now I'm way above the main mine road below as I climb the switchback to the upper areaThumbnailsNear the collapsed cabin is a platform in front of another tunnel, which happens to be right above the lower one

As is the case with many old desert mines, getting supplies and equipment to a location as isolated as this must have been a lot of work!