Blower and ore cart
Site Visited 2014
Wooden air pipe
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Drill jack leg
View further up into Glacier Basin
The Philo Mine (Prospect) is located in Glacier Basin of the Monte Cristo Mining District Snohomish County WA.
The Philo mine was staked in June of 1890. Gold, Silver, and Copper were sought. At one time an aerial tramway extended from the Philo mine to Mystery Hill.
The Philo mine consists of about 800 feet of underground workings. According to a U.S. Geological Survey from 300,000 tons of ore containing 0.37 ounces of gold, .80 ounces of silver per ton.