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The Lincoln Mine

First Lead Mine in Utah

Five miles N.E. of here discovered 1858 by
Isaac Grundy, Jesse M. Smith, Tarlton Lewis
and Wm. Barton. These men and Sidney Tanner,
John Blackburn, Edwin Bingham, Samuel Lewis,
and James H. Rollins, established Minersville
and opened the mine May 18859 by direction of
Brigham Young. First called Spanish Mine, it
was called Rollins Mine when Rollins became
bishop in 1860, and Lincoln Mine in 1870. A
smelter was built ehre in 1875. The lead was
used for bullets and as a medium of exchange
for labor and merchandise from 1859 to 1870.

Lincoln Camp, Beaver County

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