Smelter At Morenci


Stock #: 126075
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Morenci
State: Arizona (AZ)
County: Greenlee
Publisher: F.J. Schaaf
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Morenci branch of Phelps Dodge Corporation, second largest copper producing in the U. S. is an important factor in the economy of Greenlee County. The Operation produces more than 100,000 tons of copper per year, employs nearly 2,000 men. The magic transformation of ore into metallic copper begins in the concentrator or mill which has a capacity for handling 50,000 tons per day ranking it among the largest in the world.

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