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Diving at Bonne Terre Mine

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Bonne Terre Mines were the largest lead ore mining site in North America operating from 1860 until 1962.

Bonne Terre Mine Tours offer tourists and divers one of the most unique opportunities to step back in time that can be found in North America. The Bonne Terre Mines were founded in the1860’s in Bonne Terre Missouri about an hour’s drive south of St. Louis. Bonne Terre which means good soil in French had the largest deposit of lead ore in North America. For just over a century the mines produced the majority of the lead ore used in the United States, if not the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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