The shaft house is lighted tonight in honor and remembrance of classmates gone too soon, from the Hancock High School Class of '77. Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul; Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Renovating the cogwheel tram tracks was a major capital project, underwritten by a US Rural Development Loan. The work was done entirely by local contractors, who battled the elements at times to get the job done.
The adventure continues as you approach the portal of the Quincy Mine East Adit (1895). The adit is approximately 15 feet high and 15 feet wide and is lighted for the entire 2000' walk for the convenience of our visitors.