Mine on Rock Creek

I like finding things that I'm not expecting to find. After hiking along Rock Creek Trail I came across this old one room log cabin after a mile and a half. It sits in a great spot right off the trail, among some trees and a stones throw from the creek. A few hundred feet beyond the cabin on a steep side hill above the creek I saw two pieces of metal sticking out of the ground under the trail. As I got closer, they started to look like rails and when I reached them and looked up the hill…