Historical Sites

The King Solomon Mine

Full view of cyanide mixing works at the King Solomon mine.

The King Solomon mine, a monolithic structure from a bygone era, stands alone atop the Rand Mountain range, a silent witness to the joys, sorrows and deaths of those who sought the riches from beneath the earth. Cindy Nunn’s new book Abandoned California: King Solomon Mine is a history of the mine from its beginnings until shut-down.  Continue Reading