View of Scott Hill as seen from the parking lot of the Brighton Ski
Donald K. Winegar - Tintic Images
Scott Hill is a more prominent mountain just to the north and east
of Brighton. It is easily identifiable by the large communications building and various towers and antenna arrays present
on its west facing slope.
present and clearly visible on the west slope are the large dumps of the Scottish Chief and Scott Hill mining companies. Hidden
in the trees are the sites of the American Tunnel, Iowa Copper, Utah Cloud, and more.
Below is a detail from an 1893 Robert Gorlinski map of Utah mineral surveys showing the area
about Scott Hill. Major mining groups at that time included the Giles & LeCompte Group, the Scott Hill Consolidated Mining
Co., the Himalaya Mining Company, the Kennelly Group of claims, a western tract of the Jupiter Mining Company, and other small
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the sites on Scott Hill.