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Utahns Tour Abandoned Mines, Despite Warnings

Inside the Ophir Hill Mine, 20 miles south of Tooele, Utah.

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Ophir, UT – The legacy of Utah's rich mining history includes numerous ghost towns and thousands of abandoned mines. The government has long warned people against entering these deserted mines, citing the many hazards. But that's not deterring one Utah group from putting on their hard hats and spreading the word. KUER's Jennifer Napier-Pearce reports.

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