Life in Calamity Camp had its ups and downs

THE BUNKHOUSE WAS the largest of the occupied stone cabins during the 1950s on Calamity Mesa. Volunteers are needed to help with continued restoration of the site on Aug. 7.



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THE BUNKHOUSE WAS the largest of the occupied stone cabins during the 1950s on Calamity Mesa. Volunteers are needed to help with continued restoration of the site on Aug. 7.

For over one hundred years, the cliffs high above Gateway have been home to carnotite mining.  Carnotite is a radioactive mineral that contains the elements radium, vanadium, and…




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