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Park Foundation Undertakes Major Head Frame Restoration
In operation from 1902 to 1948, the
Silver Top Head Frame is
maintained in a state of arrested decay and features
one of three complete hoisting works on the park property.
The restored mine collar allowed visitors
to take a view down the lighted 1200 foot shaft. The Silver
Top’s failure of the front foundation has caused the head
frame to rotate and the cage rails are broken.
The Structural trusses have pulled loose
from the front head frame legs. The front feet have dropped
and are pulling away from the rear feet...
more on the Tonopah Historic Mining Parks fall
newsletter "Tailings" to learn more about this vast restoration,
and what you can do to help.