Consolidated Uranium Mines, Inc. Pictoral Report to Shareholders on Temple Mountain Mining Operations. Emery County, Utah -- January 15, 1953. Page 1: A.E. C. unit 1 showing cable to rig drilling air holes resulting in 3 ft. diameter cores. Shaft is ready for production and headframe is being erected preparatory to production. Emery County, Utah. January 15 1953. There were thousands of uranium claims on the San Rafael Swell during the uranium boom of the 1950s, but individual mines were not very lucrative. Bigger companies came along and bought out the mining claims and consolidated them. Many claim owners just leased their claims to larger companies and made good money.
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