Welcome to Calico Ghost Town - home to one of the largest Silver mines in the United States. The "Silver King Mine" had over 30 miles of tunnels on 14 different levels.
Calico completely burned down twice in it's short boomtown history.
Woods Family in Calico
Megan and Trevor Woods
Trevor behind bars
Root'n Toot'n gunslinger brandishing his piece
Old time brawl
Terrific volcanic geology abounds in this area
Looking down over the town
We looked for Laura Ingles, but didn't find her...
Inside the school house
The chalkboard reads, "I will not break my slate over my classmates head."
Looking toward the hill that is Silver King mine. Can you imagine digging 30 miles of tunnels on 14 different levels into that lump of rock?
One of many mine shaft entrances.
Inside "Maggies Mine"
More fascinating geology
More fascinating geology - look at the folds and bends in the rock strata.
Trevor and Marni...or is that Marni and Trevor...?