Somebody help Corona Mine

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Gowergulch42
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Somebody help Corona Mine

Post by Gowergulch42 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:18 pm

Last I was up there (in November, just didn't spring to mind till now) the summer floods had wreaked havoc on the road and mine site. The water pipe was not full of water as it had been and the creek path no runs into the side of the cabin. If anyone is going there anytime soon bring a shovel and help this cabin! I did a little when I was there (stacked some rocks) but had to leave because it was late and if it has rained at all since then what I did will be destroyed. This is my favorite cabin and would hate to see it degrade. Please help!
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Post by Panamint Charlie » Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:27 pm

Was the creek also flowing down the road while you were there?

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Post by Gowergulch42 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:50 pm

No somebody had fixed that by that time, looked like within the last day or so
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Post by David_Bricker » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:12 pm

Gowergulch42 wrote:nO somebody had fixed that by that time, looked like within the last day or so
Hmmmm....


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Post by Panamint Charlie » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:53 am

No somebody had fixed that by that time, looked like within the last day or so
We just missed each other. By a day or so ;-)

The last flood filled in much of the original stream-bed and diverted it out towards the road.

You'll need a pickaxe or two if you want to do any work up there in an efficient manner. That ground is hard and rocky.

As long as there's no big rain storms, the cabin should be OK. The flowing water was just missing that one concret corner post in back. If that's where you stacked rock, they I'd say you did good.

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