The Hendy plant supplied various equipment to the mining industry. Mining industry leader. By the 1890s, the Joshua Hendy Iron Works was a leader in the mining industry, supplying equipment to mining companies globally, including ore carts, ore crushers, stamp and ball mills and other equipment.
It has been used at several mines in the Dahlonega area as well as in other states. It was placed on the site in the 1960’s. This Stamp Mill has ten stamps with each one weighing 450 lbs. each. The purpose of the Stamp Mill is to crush gold bearing rock into sand so that it can be processed. The Stamp Mill is a very simple machine.