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Kennecott Copper Corporation, On Copper River & Northwestern Railroad, Kennicott, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

Kennecott Copper Corporation, On Copper River & Northwestern Railroad, Kennicott, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

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Summary

Significance: Kennecott's significance lies in its quality, as well as quantity, of high grade ore. The mine also illustrates the history of world and U.S. copper between 1907 and 1938. The rise and decline of Kennecott copper brought a parallel pattern in Alaska's mineral production. It also illustrates a chapter in American economic and business history: the discovery of one of the world's richest copper deposits which led to the development of one of the world's greatest copper conglomerates.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N821
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N969
Survey number: HAER AK-1
Building/structure dates: 1913-1920 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1923 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78003420

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Louisville Water Company
The Alaska Syndicate
Birch, Stephen
Havemeyer, H O
Schultz, Norman
Alaska Copper & Coal Company
Guggenheim, Meyer
American Smelting & Refining Company
Copper River & the Northwestern Railway
Northwestern Commerical Company
Beatson Copper Company
Morgan, J P
Cunningham, Clarence
Levansaler, L A
Guggenheim, Simon
Kennecott Mines Company
Kennecott Copper Corporation
Stannard, E T
Mother Lode Coalition Mines Company
Douglass, William C
Utah Copper Company
Jackling, Daniel C
Copper Exporters, Incorporated
Braden Copper Company
Chase Brass & Copper Company
Presley, Bevan
Duggan, E J
Nevada Consolidated Copper Company
Kennicott, Robert
Trenton Mine Company
Kuhn Loeb Company
Great Kennicott Glacier Land Company, sponsor
Kapsch, Robert J, project manager
Evison, Boyd, project manager
Spude, Robert L, project manager
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
Yearby, Jean P, transmitter
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