Mining (Visions of Idaho)

Special | 14m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Take a look at the history of mining in Idaho, starting with the discovery of gold in the 1860s. Mining in Idaho includes silver, lead, copper, phosphates, uranium and many other minerals. Mining was Idaho's first major industry and it faces many new challenges today.

Aired: 08/01/92

Rating: TV-G

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Scout-History is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.