Smelter Smokestack

Smelter Smokestack Hurley New Mexico Gene Aiken


Stock #: 357771
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Hurley
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Grant
Artist: Gene Aiken
Publisher: F. J. Schaaf
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This smelter of Chino Mine Division of the Kennecott Copper Company is the site of the concentration mill for the Santa Rita "Open Pit" mine. This view shows famous towering smokestack which can be seen for miles around. Ore cars at end of street make up a whole train ready for smelter. The town of Hurley is directly connected by railroad with Santa Rita. Formerly a Company Village it is now a community with all business facilities