Up near the back in an orange light is the old drill they used in the 1880’s . They had to lean on the end of the drill and turn the handle. You can see the various minerals in the ore. This is located in an ancient volcanic area.
OLD PROSPECTING ENTRANCE TO MINE Below
drill tombstone tough nut mine
Wow Ann, what an awesome shot….amazing!! :)x
Thanks, the hole on the left was the first hole to open the mine in the 1880’s
Great shot, very hard work in those days
Thank you so much
Amazing! The textures and size when you see the other views! Nice work!
Interesting shot. Hard work in those days. Old mine works are fascinating to visit.
Thank you, my father worked in a mine from the 40’s to the 70’s
fabulous shot,, I have goose bumps thinking about hard they worked too feed their families,,, thanks for sharing this ,peace linmarie
Thank you, it is true and there were even Chinese slaves back then used in mining.
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