Mine Mugshot: Keane Wonder Mine

Where: Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California, U.S.A.

Mine Type: Gold

Operations: Early 1900's to 1916

Previous Owners: Jack Keane & Domingo Etcharren; Joseph DeLamar; John Campbell & Homer Wilson

Output: Estimates are between $625,000-$682,000 from 1907 and 1911 (peak years)

Notable Facts: Keane Wonder mine had an aerial tramway. It spanned 4800' feet and had a 1200' foot change in elevation. It required 150 tons of wire rope for the tram. It is a popular destination for hikers.