Hazel- Atlas Mine Entrance - Beginning of Silica rich sand mining for use is glass making.
Hazel- Atlas Mine Portal
From the 1850's through the early 1900's these hills were used to mine low grade coal.
Children as young as 8 were used in the mines to push out coal with their hands 12 hours a
Underground bell and telephone system.
Rail system that carried coal from the interior of the mountain..
Overview of the Somersville town site.
Rose Hill cemetary. Many children were buried here that died from disease at early ages.
Women who died in childbirth are also buried here, as well as men and boys who died in mine