History of Mining in Bartow County, Georgia, U.S.A.
History of Mining in Bartow County, Georgia, Fred Knight, Sr ., and Frank Smith built the first iron ore washer in Georgia to be built after the Great Depression. Later, John W. Hodge built a washer and became one of the biggest shippers in the South. and saw a pile of white rock at a furnace. He stopped and asked what the rock was. It