Hike to Vesuvius Gold Mine
2021-3-17 · They struck it rich in 1901. By 1903, they''d built 10 miles of road, some of which are still in use. By 1908 a small city thrived there with a mill, an 1800-foot tramway, assay office, saw mill, bunkhouse, store, and post office. In 1921, it boasted over 7000 feet of tunnel. In 1921, the mine owner, FJ Hard, died.