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Supplying the mining world : the mining equipment manufacturers of San Francisco, 1850-1900

Author: Lynn R Bailey
Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Westernlore Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Historical treatise on the mining equipment manufacturers of San Francisco. The last chapter treats Andrew Smith Hallidie and the California Wire Rope Company. (JVL).
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn R Bailey
ISBN: 0870260960 9780870260964
OCLC Number: 35266855
Description: viii, 133 pages : facsimiles ; 29 cm
Contents: Roots of the foundry trade: a Renaissance rock crusher. California's gold rush, quartz mining, and the Comstock Lode --
The Union Iron Works and the Pacific Foundry: quartz mills, Corliss engines, Cornish pumps, and water-jacket furnaces --
The Miner's and Golden State Foundry, Fulton engineering and ship-building works, and the Risdon Iron Works --
Aetna and Valcan Foundries, Parke and Lacy, the Pelton Water Wheel Company, and Joshua Hendy Iron Works --
Andrew Smith and the California Wire Rope Company.
Responsibility: by Lynn R. Bailey.

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Historical treatise on the mining equipment manufacturers of San Francisco. The last chapter treats Andrew Smith Hallidie and the California Wire Rope Company. (JVL).
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