Russia Mine


1861. Russia Mine. August 24, 1996. Located on Mount Lincoln. Mineral survey #192. Patent #2595 to Americus L. Pogue December 15, 1877. Located September 21, 1872 by Stephen H. Pease, Daniel H. Wilson and Thomas J. Freeman. On August 3, 1875 Americus L. Pogue of Richmond, Ind. Paid $40,200 for the Russia and Moscow lodes. In December 1876 he organized the Russia Silver Mining Company. Photo is looking west with partial view of Mount Cameron in the left background and Mount Lincoln to the right. Photo by Harvey N. Gardner. Source: South Park Historical Foundation