James Martin Rush Jr. and the quest for a lost mine

James Martin Rush Jr. and the quest for a lost mine

Mitchell and Merrick bluffs of Monument Valley, photographed in the 1960s. The Mitchell and Merrick Mine in Arizona supposedly contained a rich lode of silver. To find it, according to James Martin Rush Jr., one must go to Lee’s Ferry and from there to Willow Springs and then follow the Indian Trail onto the mesa.
“Mittens” bluff, photographed in the 1960s.

James Martin Rush Jr. and the quest for a lost mine

Mitchell and Merrick bluffs of Monument Valley, photographed in the 1960s. The Mitchell and Merrick Mine in Arizona supposedly contained a rich lode of silver. To find it, according to James Martin Rush Jr., one must go to Lee’s Ferry and from there to Willow Springs and then follow the Indian Trail onto the mesa.
“Mittens” bluff, photographed in the 1960s.
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