Tom Ashworths Prospectors Cache

Bernalillo County New Mexico

by Tom Ashworth

In the far eastern part of the county, in Tijeras Canyon, now in the Sandia military base and inaccessible to outsiders, is the location of the Tijeras Canyon District. This district had a total production of 34,488 ounces of gold from 1882-1903 from a number of lode mines.

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