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The Fern Mine

Sharp, jagged mountains shot up around me as I slowly bumped my way, in my old Chevy pickup, up the boulder strewn mining road to the Fern Mine. The Fern Mine is situated on the west side of Archangel Creek, where several other hard rock mines once operated.

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