Mine train ride to the Susquehanna Mining Company
The original mine shaft is back in production.
Come tour the grounds, listen to an interactive history of the ol'
Susquehanna Mine and pan for real gem stones you can take home. One
person in each group can "blow the mine" and everyone can witness
the mine shaft explosion.*
is a great activity for all ages. Participants may find up to 11
ounces of gemstones in a single bag which may include amethyst,
rubies, rose quartz, emeralds, crystals, and an arrowhead. All gems
are of high quality and may be suitable for cutting, polishing, and
mounting. With every mine train ticker you
will receive one bag of mining ore from the Ole' Susquehanna
Upon arriving at
the mine site your guide will tell you the story of Sylas Smith and
how he found the mine and about his tragic death which left the mind
uncovered until this very year! Next
you will walk over the the Ole' Susquehanna mines operating sluice
and learn how to pan for gem stones. once you understand how to pan
give it a try and see if you can find some gems!
11:00 , 12:30, 2:00 & 3:30
11:00, 12:30 & 2:00 & 3:30
Fare includes Steam Train ride,
mine history and instructions as well as one bag of mining ore
guaranteed to contain 4 to 5 ounces of Gem Stones
your ticket for the Steam Train Ride and check the box to add the
Mine to your order!