Mojave River Valley Museum
Gold Mines & Mills -
The Techatticup mine, located in 1861, was the most important mine in El Dorado Canyon. It produced millions of dollars in gold ore, and was originally served by steamboats on the
Colorado River. The
mine's name is taken from two
words meaning "hungry" or "bread."
Two of Nevada's most famous renegade Indians lived in the canyon; Ahvote, who killed five victims, and Queho, who killed over twenty people sucessfully eluding sheriff's posses.