Audrey Headframe

Located right next to Jerome SHP is the Audrey Shaft Headframe Park, which is open daily from 8 am – 5 pm. The Headframe Park is managed by the Jerome Historical Society. At the Headframe park visitors can stand on glass above a 1,900 foot shaft. The shaft is 650 taller than the highest point of the Empire State Building! It is the largest wooden headframe still standing in Arizona. In 1918, the Audrey shaft was finished as a component of a comprehensive operational strategy that aimed to increase the quantity of high-grade ore extracted, minimize the risk of fire (which was a significant concern due to the sulfur-rich soil), and enhance the safety of workers.

Audrey Headframe Park about Mining in Jerome A view down the long mining shaft at Audrey Headframe park

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