Mitchell Springs: Water under the rock

Mitchell Springs: Water under the rock

In 1978 the Hopper Coal Mine shafts at Mitchell Springs (which were rumored to go almost completely under the town of Cortez) were sealed off in association with a program of closing abandoned mine shafts.
Io Vance McClellan and friends wait on horseback at the site of the springs. Harvey McClellan is shown sitting in the crack in the rock wall.
Mitchell Springs in 1923. On top of the wall above the springs is, left, Howard McClellan; Morris McClellan is the man lowering the saddle with a rope, with Bill Swank in the saddle.

Mitchell Springs: Water under the rock

In 1978 the Hopper Coal Mine shafts at Mitchell Springs (which were rumored to go almost completely under the town of Cortez) were sealed off in association with a program of closing abandoned mine shafts.
Io Vance McClellan and friends wait on horseback at the site of the springs. Harvey McClellan is shown sitting in the crack in the rock wall.
Mitchell Springs in 1923. On top of the wall above the springs is, left, Howard McClellan; Morris McClellan is the man lowering the saddle with a rope, with Bill Swank in the saddle.
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