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C. A. Earle Rinker letter to his family, Sept. 10, 1907, page 2

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saw all the working. They both followed me every place in the Mohawk Ledge but one place. It was a stope. I started up and it was pretty wet and a hard place to climb. Jeff started after me. I had hardly got out of sight and Jeff had not climbed very far until he backed out and had enough of it. Well it was a pretty scary place to go up into for a fellow that had never been there before. We come out on top and took our pictures with the mine rags on. Then we went to the Baby Florence and took the Kodak down with us. We were dry there. We stopped at the 150 foot level and there is a lot of work done on that level. They were not working on that level at that time and we had the whole thing to ourselves. We left the shaft and went out in one direction for about 100 feet and then came back and went out in two other cross cuts about 2 or 300 feet. We all had



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