The Edgar mine is the experimental mine of the Colorado School of Mines. It is located in the hills close to Idaho Springs. I followed the coure "Mine Safety" and obtained my MSHA certificate under supervision of Dave Mosh.

Entrance of the Edgar Mine in early Spring


View of the exit near Drift B-Right crossing


Edgar mine-inside2

Me with helmet, lamp and nice green earplugs


Area around the Edgar Mine

  Edgar mine-inside2  
  Me drilling several of the 20 blast holes  
Website: Jeroen van Nes, The Netherlands
Update: 10 April 2004