Mine Mugshot: Consolidated Gold Mine

Where: Lumpkin County, Dahlonega, Georgia, U.S.A.

Mine Type: Gold, underground placer mining

Operations: 1880-1906

Previous Owners: Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Co. (a group of private investors) established in 1895

Output: Unknown, however in the early days of the Gold Rush in this area, miners were simply picking gold out of the creeks and hillsides by hand

Notable Facts: At the time of construction it had the largest stamp mill east of the Mississippi River. A quartz vein infused with gold was dug deep in the Earth and was dubbed the "Glory Hole".

Photo: consolidatedgoldmine.com