The horse-whim, early day method of extracting wash dirt from gold mine shaft

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The horse-whim, early day method of extracting wash dirt from gold mine shaft.

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The horse-whim, early day method of extracting wash dirt from gold mine shaft, the winding drum, the cross-beam, the whim horse, and the ropes leading up to the poppet-head and into the shaft can be clearly seen, the inverted triangular structure near the mouth of the shaft is the 'paddock' for holding the washdirt

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