3 edition of Mining Methods at the Old Dominion Mine, Globe, Arizona. found in the catalog.
Mining Methods at the Old Dominion Mine, Globe, Arizona.
United States. Bureau of Mines.
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Description: The Old Dominion Mine — in Globe and the Globe-Miami District of mines, in the Pinal Mountains of Gila County, Arizona.. Underground mining at the site began in , and continued until "During the period from to the cessation of operations in , the Old Dominion and the United Globe mines [both owned at that time by Phelps Dodge & Co.] produced approximately in the old dominion copper mining co. was sold and reorganized as the old dominion copper mining and smelting co.; in the old dominion and united globe were combined as the old dominion company controlled by phelps dodge; in , the mine was bought by miami copper company; now part of cities service co.;.
Hours & Location. Open T-F 10am-4pm, Sa 11am-3pm closed Sunday & Monday N Broad St Globe, Arizona The County Seat of Gila County, Arizona, Globe was founded as a mining camp in the s. Initially, the inhabitants mined for silver but that ceased before the end of the 19th century, to be replaced by more profitable copper mining. Its population of 7, is still involved in mining but increasingly in tourism as well, with farming also making a significant contribution to the local economy.
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Mining Methods at the Old Dominion Mine, Globe, Arizona,USBM Information Circular, I. 21 pages and 11 figures. Paperback – January 1, Author: A. Shoemaker. Inthe Lewishon Brothers financial house purchased the company and renamed it the Old Dominion Copper Mining and Smelting Company.
A new smelter was built and improvements were made to the underground mining methods. Old Dominion Copper Mining and Smelting Company, Globe, Arizona, c (Courtesy Gila County Historical Museum). The copper extracted from the Old Dominion Mine from to was the driving force for the development of the Globe-Miami area.
During the reclamation process for the site, the local community petitioned for a park to be developed on this historic site to both promote our regional mining heritage and increase fitness opportunities for.
Globe (Western Apache: Bésh Baa Gowąh "Place of Metal") is a city in Gila County, Arizona, United of the census, the population of the city was 7, The city is the county seat of Gila County.
Globe was founded c. as a miningtourism, government and retirees are most important in the present-day Globe : Gila. Still a mining town, Globe also offers plenty for history buffs, including Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park, a year-old Salado Culture pueblo; and the Gila County Historical Museum.
Globe’s sister cities, Miami and Claypool, also experienced the copper rush, drawing miners in the s and seeing an even larger rush in the early s.
The Old Dominion Mike Park allows the public to hike among the ruins of what once was Globe's greatest mining operation. Photo by LCGross There are few places in Arizona that allow one to simultaneously stand in the present and experience the past as vividly as the Old Dominion Mine Park in Globe.
Ben Regan established the first claim at Globe in In Regan sold his claim to the Globe Mining Company. Also inthe Old Dominion Mining Company was formed. One year later, the two firms merged, and Phelps Dodge entered the camp, buying some mines in the area.
The Lewishon Brothers of New York bought the Old Dominion in Globe then embarked upon its most profitable adventure: copper mining--still very much alive today. The Old Dominion mining company began building a ton furnace at Bloody Tanks in March The furnace was moved to Globe in May, and the Old Dominion Copper Mining Company was begun.
Silver mining in the Globe area virtually ceased by The fear of worker uprisings spread to other prominent mining towns, like Jerome and Globe, though on a smaller scale. This photo shows some men guarding the Old Dominion Mine in Globe (). David Flam/Flickr. Globe-Miami Mining District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA: A major Cu-Mn-Au-Ag-Pb mining area located in the northern foothills of the Pinal Mountains and the Globe Hills, about 90 road miles east of Phoenix.
It is almost entirely within the Inspiration and. By the Old Dominion, Globe’s greatest mine had produced $ million in gold, silver and copper. Like all western mining towns Globe produced an abundance of colorful and independent characters. One of those was a Frenchman named Andre Mural.
He grew peaches along the road leading up to one of the mines. Mine Tales: Southern Arizona's mining history dates back over 1, years Oct 9, Southeastern Arizona has a rich mining history dating back more than 1, years. The Old Dominion Mine is near Central Heights, Arizona.
Historically the site has been associated with the Globe Hills Mining District which is now part of the Tonto National Forest. The site was first discovered in The Old Dominion Mine was closed at the time of.
Restaurants near Old Dominion Historic Mine Park: ( mi) DeMarco's ( mi) J & R' s El Rey Fine Mexican Food ( mi) El Ranchito ( mi) Drift Inn Saloon ( mi) The Copper Hen Bakery & Cafe; View all restaurants near Old Dominion Historic Mine Park on Tripadvisor $4/ TripAdvisor reviews.
By the Old Dominion Mine, Globe’s greatest mine had produced million pounds of copper, resulting in $ million. Two of Arizona's Governors lived in Globe. The Old Dominion mine was the principal copper producer in the Globe District. In the s, the Old Dominion Copper Company in Globe ranked as one of the world's richest.
The Old Dominion closed inand mining operations moved to nearby Miami. In retirement, the old mine workings serve as the water supply for Globe-Miami and the district. An area that flourished from the s to s with miners, a hospital and residents is now peacefully quiet, with nothing more than the remains of old mining machinery and equipment to remind visitors of the past.
During its reign, the Old Dominion mine, which sits in the hills overlooking highway 60 and Globe, was the major employer of this. High above the Cobre Valley in the shadow of the Old Dominion mine, The Noftsger Hill Inn stands - a monolithic monument to miner, academic, and architect.
This majestic building filled with rustic elegance and framed by mining era houses reigns peacefully over Globe, Arizona.
The townsite of Globe City was established in Mining in the area started with silver but had transitioned to copper by the late s. Globes remoteness and proximity to indian territory resulted in many years of stage robberies, murders, and violent conflicts with Indians.
Many famous outlaws called Globe. Inthe Old Dominion Copper Mining and Smelting Co. and the United Globe Mines Co. were acquired by the Old Dominion Copper Co., a holding company organized by Phelps Dodge & Co.
The Walkout at Globe, Arizona. by Daphne Overstreet. THE YEAR was a time of labor unrest throughout the mining West. The country was at war. Metal was needed to supply the armed forces. Copper prices were up, production was soaring, and Labor wanted a share of the enormous profits which the mining companies were harvesting.Mining Companies in Globe on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Mining Companies in Globe, AZ.
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