Adoption of the Lakemoor Canyon Redevelopment Area occurred in January 2009. The area encompasses the former Three Kids Mine and totals approximately 1,259 acres. Lakemoor Canyon is a former Open Pit Mine that is located on Located on Lake Mead Pkwy; approximately five (5) miles northeast of the City’s downtown.
Smoke rises from the mill stacks at the Three Kids Mine, circa 1953. The mine produced manganese from World War I until 1961. The site contains lead, arsenic, asbestos and piles of tailings. Photo courtesy Lakemoor Development Archives
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