A Look Back—New Idria

Photograph of abandoned buildings at the New Idria Mine in San Benito County, CaliforniaNew Idria was an active Quicksilver mine until 1972. The mine is located in San Benito County, California. It is now an EPA Superfund site because of mercury contamination and the area is a ghost town. This shot is a detail of one of the abandoned buildings. Taken in May, 2006.

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