Three Kids Mine

Three Kids Mine
Manganese Incorporated: photographic print. Dennis McBride Photograph Collection (PH-00263). UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Original cropped by The Historic Las Vegas Project.
Wheel of Misfortune

"Manganese ore was mined at this site from 1917 until the mine was shut down in 1961. Much of the manganese was mined during World War I to produce ferromanganese steel. In 1942, a pipeline from Lake Mead to the mine was constructed to enable milling of the ore on site for use in World War II."

(City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department)

Was located near current-day East Lake Mead Parkway and Lake Las Vegas Parkway in Clark County.