Thursday, December 31, 2015

2016 Mining Artifacts Swap Meets (updated 2-8-16)

The following shows are for the mining purists. You will only see mining artifacts, no other antiques. So if you are only interested in mining artifacts these shows will definitely help add to your mining collection.

The shows are in Arizona, Colorado, California and Kentucky where there has been a lot of mining history. You missed the first one, so you need to get busy! 

TUCSON 2016 22nd
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Where: 6245 E. Bellevue Street, Tucson, Arizona Location is the same as in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015!
Ample parking is available on west and north sides. Entrance is on north side
Swap Meet: 10:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (Set up at 9:00 A.M.)
Open to the Public at 11:00 A.M.
Social: 4:30 – 6:00 No Host Bar and Appetizers
Presentation: Brad Ross, “Rising to the Occasion – Lessons from the Bingham Canyon Manefay Landslide” Dinner: 6:00 P.M. Mesquite Grilled Dinner $30.00 per person
Auction: Immediately following the dinner.

Contacts: Tony or Ruth Moon, 13000 Desert Moon Place NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87111
505-797-0619 and

Antique Western Memorabilia Show & Sale (Includes Western Art, Mining, Antique Firearms, Native American, Railroad, gambling, and Cowboy genre)
Date: Friday & Saturday, March 11 & 12, 2016
Where: Nevada City Elks Club 518 Hwy. 49, Nevada City, California
Show Meets: Early Bird entry Friday 1 PM to 5 PM / Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM
General Admission $5.00

Eastern Mining Collectors Association
What: The fourth annual Spring Meet and Show featuring vendors from across the country selling, buying mining artifacts.
Where: at Carter Caves State Resort Park, 344 Caveland Drive in Olive Hill, Kentucky
When: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11.
How Much: Free and open to the public. There are mining items for sale.
Directions: Take I-64 west from Huntington about 40 minutes to Exit 161, take U.S. 60 east.
Go approximately two miles and turn left on KY 182 north. The park entrance is three miles from the
left turn onto KY 182 north.
CONTACT: Call 1-800-325-0059.

 OURAY 2016
Western Mining Artifact Show & Auction
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Where; Ouray Community Center, 320 Sixth Street, Ouray, Colorado
Swap Meet: 9 AM to 4 PM (set up 7 - 9)
Contact: Steve Rush 970-249-2309

Mining Antique Collectors Swap Meet
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016
Where: Nevada City Elks Club 518 Hwy. 49, Nevada City, California
Swap Meet: 10 AM – 4PM
(Setup at 8 AM)
Early bird wheeling and dealing begins at 7AM in the parking lot
Social: 4-6 PM No host bar at Elks
Dinner 6 PM
Auction: Following Dinner
Contact: Bob Samay (email (phone 650-464-2632)