Random Useless Fact

In 1949 at the Parriette Gilsonite mine near Myton, Utah, Reed Smoot McConkie set the world record for ore mined by hand. Using his pick and shovel, he mined 175 bags of ore in an 8 hour day, 950 bags in a six day week, 1925 bags in a month and 15,000 bags in one year.

Reed Smoot McConkie.




Reed Smoot McConkie.

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  1. “When Reed Smoot McConkie waaaaas a littlllle babyyyyyyyy
    sitin’ on his daddy’s kneeeeeeee…”