Shadow Mtn-1: .
As we left camp, we passed some of the cattle that graze in the area, x2, and colorful Fremont indigo-bush, x3.
We started up BLM trail 375 with our destination ahead of us, x2.
Paperflower bush, x2.
We arrived at our first site. It appears to be living quarters for the mines above the hill, x4.
Mining camp dumps provide a lot of information.
Spice can, x2.
This can held potatoes, tomatoes, or fruit. Something large as indicated by the way it was fully opened, x1.
The earliest cans made in the United States were the hole-and-cap, overlapped seam. Tin coated iron ones. Hand cut at the factory. Lead solder on the overlapped seam. The top was two pieces. A hole was left in the lid so the can could be filled. Then a cap, with a small pinhole was fitted over the hole. After the cooking process, the pinhole was soldered. x1.
The tin can key wind opener was patented October 2, 1866 by J. Osterhoudt of New York. U.S. Patent number 58554. x1.
A Schillings Best Pioneer Baking Powder newspaper advertisement appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on September 25, 1881, only 17 days after it started in business, x2.
Graniteware bucket, x5. Graniteware was first introduced at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. By 1900, several companies manufactured a similar product.
A look at the dump and living quarters,x1.
Woven wire mesh bed in the wash, x3. In 1876, Zalmon G. Simmons designed a machine and began to mass-produce woven wire mesh mattress, which had been hand-made. A five cord woven wire mesh mattress sold for $2.30 on page 15 of the January, 1885 Ames & Frost catalogue.
Small oven and roasting pan lid, x2.
Stove pipe, x1.