Download e-book for kindle: Alabama Gold: A History of the South’s Last Mother Lode by Peggy Jackson Walls

By Peggy Jackson Walls

ISBN-10: 1467135984

ISBN-13: 9781467135986

ISBN-10: 1531698778

ISBN-13: 9781531698775

Gold rushes in Cleburne and Tallapoosa Counties attracted millions of miners years ahead of California�s well-known strike. In 1936, construction on the Hog Mountain mine brought on Alabama to be famous because the most sensible manufacturer within the Appalachian states. In Hog Mountain�s heyday, a neighborhood German settler came across the valuable steel whereas digging a wine cellar. In Log Pit, unscrupulous speculators �shot� ore into rock crevices and �salted� nuggets on land to reinforce its sale worth. A Cleburne County miner wiped clean over 11 kilos of gold and was once killed in a �free struggle� multi function day. subscribe to writer Peggy Jackson partitions as she lines a century of gold mining in Alabama.

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