Front of you on the right side of the road (north) are the charred
remains of a log cabin that served as Bullion City's school and meeting
house. Josiah Gibbs, a noted Utah journalist, is said to have
lodged here around 1900. It was in this cabin that Gibbs wrote a
controversial book called the Lights and Shadows of Mormonism.
In the spring of 1994, the building was found to have burned to the
ground. Evidence found in the ashes suggests that the burning of
the cabin was person-caused either by intention or carelessness.
to your left and look across the road. These foundations are said
to have supported an ore bin belonging to the Deseret Mine. From
the walls continue to turn to your left until you are facing slightly
downhill. Look closely and in the grass just above the road, you
will see a graded surface that was the bed for the railroad that carried
gold ore from the mines in the area to the Dalton Mill. The
sleepers and rails are gone but the grade can be followed to the mill
site (stop 4) One of the cars that ran along this grade is on
display at the Miners' Park (stop 9).