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By Peggy Jackson Walls

Gold rushes in Cleburne and Tallapoosa Counties attracted millions of miners years earlier than California�s well-known strike. In 1936, creation on the Hog Mountain mine triggered Alabama to be well-known because the most sensible manufacturer within the Appalachian states. In Hog Mountain�s heyday, a neighborhood German settler stumbled on the dear steel whereas digging a wine cellar. In Log Pit, unscrupulous speculators �shot� ore into rock crevices and �salted� nuggets on land to augment its sale price. A Cleburne County miner wiped clean over 11 kilos of gold and used to be killed in a �free struggle� multi function day. sign up for writer Peggy Jackson partitions as she lines a century of gold mining in Alabama.

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