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January 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Park City Museum and Friends of Ski Mountain Mining History will host a lecture called Progression of the Mining Industry in the Park City District given by Mark Danninger on Wednesday, January 11th from 5-6 p.m. held at the Park City Museum Education and Collections Center located at 2079 Sidewinder Drive. More information can be found at www.parkcityhistory.org.
The Park City mining district operated from the late 1860’s to the early 1980’s and during that time the underground mining and transportation methods changed dramatically as the district became industrialized and a notable mining center in North America. The presentation will review the development of mining and transportation methods during the 110+ year life span through photographs and commentary.
Mark is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience in underground mining, maintenance, welding, project management, safety and consulting. He holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Mining Engineering and Welding Engineering, as well as a Master’s Degree in Physical Metallurgy, all from Montana Tech., in Butte, Montana. His is a long-term resident of Park City.