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Johnson Camp Mine

1880s saw first ore flow from Johnson Camp Mine east of Tucson

1880s saw first ore flow from Johnson Camp Mine east of Tucson

Located 65 miles east of Tucson on the eastern slopes of the Little Dragoon Mountains, the Johnson Camp Mine is a working copper mine in Cochise County.

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1880s saw first ore flow from Johnson Camp Mine

1880s saw first ore flow from Johnson Camp Mine

One of the mining district's sites in a photo taken before 1917. The end of World War I brought a decline in demand for copper, but new technologies revived output in the 1940s.

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