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International Smelting & Refining Company, Tooele Smelter, State Route 178, Tooele, Tooele County, UT

International Smelting & Refining Company, Tooele Smelter, State Route 178, Tooele, Tooele County, UT

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Significance: The International Smelting and Refining Company, a subsidiary of the Anaconda Company, began construction of a copper smelting 9 December 1908. On 25 July 1910 the first fire was kindled by the State Governor, William Spry, and the new Tooele Smelter was turned over to the operating department on 1 October of that same year. 5 months later, on 1 March 1911, construction of a lead smelter was initiated on the same site, the first furnace blowing in 29 February 1912...
Survey number: HAER UT-20
Building/structure dates: 1914 Initial Construction

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Tooele (Utah)40.53078, -112.29828
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