Jerome in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Historic Audrey Shaft Headframe
Little Daisy Mine
Between 1915 and 1938 almost 4 million tons of ore was extracted from the mine, producing 397,000 tons of copper, 221 tons of silver and 5½ tons of gold. Ore was brought to the surface then transported by tram and burro train, to the railhead in the valley. Later, ore was taken out underground through the Josephine tunnel, which was 1300 feet down and 2½ miles long.
Location. 34° 45.23′ N, 112° 6.762′ W. Marker is in Jerome, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on State Park Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jerome AZ 86331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Audrey Shaft and UVX Operations (here, next to this marker); The Childs-Irving Project - Construction Challenges (a few steps from this marker); The Irving Turbine and Generator The Childs-Irving Project-Hydroelectric Project (a few steps from this marker); Jerome's Famous Sliding Jail (approx. ¼ mile away); Whitten Printers (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Connor (approx. ¼ mile away); Jennie's Place (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jerome.
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