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Gauley Mine is a location in the Forest region of Appalachia in 2103. It can be found southeast of Landview Lighthouse.

Background[edit | edit source]

An old mine from before the Great War, Gauley Mine was one of several locations salvaged by the Responders, mostly for its supply of dynamite.[1] The pre-War address of the mine was 881 Interstate 59, south of Morgantown.[2]

Layout[edit | edit source]

The exterior is a large, shallow cave with a large wood facade and a boxcar and forklift in front. At the back of the cave is a door entrance to the interior. The exterior has a few random boxes and lanterns, as well as a weapons workbench upstairs in the wooden section.

Inside, a vestibule leads to stairs on the left, a locker room on the right, and a long tunnel ahead with railroad tracks. The tunnel descends and turns left. Opposite the turn is a shack with random boxes and the entrance to a tunnel with radiation barrels on the right. The tunnel continues on a winding descent, with dead ends to the sides, until a final end next to a hallway.

The hallway leads to a machine room with several levels. At the bottom is an armor workbench and a keypad-locked supply cage. The cage can be closed and opened by a button from within. Inside of the keypad-locked supply cage, there is a hole in the wall leading to a locked door with a card reader, requiring the correct ID-card to unlock.

Downward stairs lead to a tunnel entrance, illuminated by fungi. This tunnel leads to a large open chamber with uphill rail tracks and a second entrance to the interior from the Forest. The rails uphill lead to a dead end. A steamer trunk around the corner from the second entrance contains a treasure map.

The small second entrance, next to a small shack, is located to the northeast of the map marker, at the end of an uphill railroad detour south of the railroad bridge.

Notable loot[edit | edit source]

  • Casualty report: Flatwoods - Note, on a dead Responder courier following the train tracks to the north.
  • Light 'er up - Holotape, next to a toolbox inside of a shack at the southern end of the mine, just before the path turns east to a dead end.
  • Hemlock Holes flyer - Note, inside the mine.
  • Supply cage code - After going through the tunnel, if the player character goes up the stairs on the left and around the catwalk to a set of lockers, it lies sitting in one of the lockers that have no door.
  • You're in charge - Note, on a cart at the top of the staircase to the left of the interior mine entrance.
  • Gauley Mine production log - Note, on the body of a Scorched outside the mine, during Strength in Numbers.
  • Three potential Vault-Tec bobbleheads:
    • Inside the interior the locker room to the south of the entrance, in the southwest corner of the room, a locker.
    • At the end of the first mine tunnel, in the shack at the junction, atop the mine support.
    • In the main generator and gantry chamber, on the northwest concrete wall, on the top edge of the blackened wall AC unit with the light above it.
  • Two potential magazines:
    • On the roof of the interior entrance area, on the work surface with drawers by a locked safe.
    • In the main generator and gantry chamber, in the upper western corner, on the open locker just left of the gantry steps.
  • Two potential armor mods:
    • Outside on a cabinet at the mine's entrance, on the second floor of the scaffolding structure.
    • On a metal shelf at the southern end of the mine, just before the path turns east to a dead end.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Gauley Mine appears only in Fallout 76.

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