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Custer City (ghost town) in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Miner's Cabin

A simple life...

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
1. Miner's Cabin Marker
Captions: (bottom left) Miners at Charles Dickens mine; (upper right) Ladies in the photo are front row, Mrs. Felstead, Ida Hammer, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Hartzell Hillman and Mrs. Larter. Second row, left to right: Mrs. Coryell, Mrs. Bowman, Mrs. Barrett, Mrsl Mineer and Lena Hammer
Inscription. Miners lived a very simple life with a few added comforts. Some made lanterns from lard cans, wire and candles, that they used as they traveled to and from work. A miner's day began early and ended ... remember seeing a long trail of light, ... miners traveled between town and the ... A typical lunch consisted of a slice of bread .... maybe a hardboiled egg or a piece ... an apple, slice of pie or piece of cake ... and more women came to Custer. ( portions (...) of the marker is not legible because of the sun's reflection.)
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 44° 23.244′ N, 114° 41.832′ W. Marker is in Custer City (ghost town), Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on Custer Motorway Adventure Road - Yankee Fork Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley ID 83278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Business Men (a few steps from this marker); Cross Store & Post Office (site) (within shouting distance of this marker); McKenzie Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Custer School
Miner's Cabin and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
2. Miner's Cabin and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tully Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Transportation (within shouting distance of this marker); Empire Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Mining Tools and Implements (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer City (ghost town).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Miner's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
3. Miner's Cabin
Miner's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
4. Miner's Cabin
Miner's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
5. Miner's Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
 
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