Mine Exploration Documentary

Mojave Underground is hard at work filming a feature-length documentary all about exploring abandoned mines. Featuring sites from across the west, the documentary showcases the history, adventure, and beauty found underground. View More »

Utah’s Ghost Towns and Abandoned Mines: Free Presentation

Our own Stuart Burgess has been giving very well attended presentations on Utah’s Ghost Towns and Abandoned Mines through the Salt Lake County library system this summer. There are only a couple More »

MUTV 2013 Promo Video

We’ve had some great years of exploration so far, and 2013 is set to be another good one!   To help get everyone excited, we’ve created a High-Octane video highlighting some of More »

Public Meeting – Box Elder Museum

Mojave Underground is hosting our next public meeting at the Box Elder Natural History Museum. Location: Box Elder Mining Museum 641 E 200 N, Brigham City, UT 84302 Come join Mojave Underground More »

Featured Mine – Animas Forks

Abandoned Mines of Animas Forks, Colorado Animas Forks is a ghost town located just northeast of Silverton, Colorado. The site continues as a tourist attraction. A Colorado State Historical Fund grant to More »

MU Forums are LIVE!

Mojave Underground’s web admin has been hard at work getting the forums cleaned up and malware free.  It’s never fun to be on the administrative end of a massive spamming attack. During More »


AML budget cuts leave Wyoming mines open, for now

Budget cuts from the federal Abandoned Mines Lands (AML) program will withhold $718 Million tax dollars from the state of Wyoming over the next decade.  Less profit from coal and use of funds for non-mine related expenses has caused the

Featured Mine “Lucky Strike”

San Rafael Swell, Utah.  Mine Sites The Lucky Strike Mines are comprised of 21 horizontal adits, several buildings, old mine roads, and scattered mining artifacts. The mine was developed in 1950 by prospectors from Ferron, Utah, as part of the

Mojave Underground at “The Mine” Premiere

Mojave Underground was involved in the filming of director/writer Jeff Chamberlian’s film, “The Mine” a couple of years ago.  We helped assist the cast and crew as they filmed the horror film in the Ophir Hill mine. After a lengthy

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