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Mining - Hoist and Office of Gold Hill Copper Co.

Hoist and office of Gold Hill Copper Company. 

The hoist house was directly over the 750 foot deep Randolph shaft, the deepest gold mine shaft in the south.  In the 1850s over 300 hands worked in the mines at Gold Hill.

Post Card Series No. 0173 – Raphael Tuck & Sons’ (Berlin)

Source: 

Heritage of Rowan County, North Carolina, Volume 1, 1991, edited by Katherine Petrucelli, Salisbury: Genealogical Society of Rowan County, 1991

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