Dempsey Favors, and African American, worked mining iron ore on the side of Taylor Ridge. The town Shackelton supported the mining and disappeared within 10 years. The torn bottom corner indicates and the person was African American.
For a bried period of time there was iron ore mining on the Rome side of Taylor Tidge. A town was built to support the operation, Shackelton, Ga. By 1920 the mining dried up as did the small town.