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The smelter, on the slag dump looking East at the power house, and the smokestack. Note the center plant in front of the smokestack. The overhead cables supplied electricity. The slag engines were evidently motorized, not steam mules as in other smelters. R.M. Stein Collection.
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Robert Martin Stein, age 7, in front of “My Rock” looking East, and happy in his first suit of homemade clothes. R.M. Stein Collection.
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A panoramic view of Smeltertown, near Salida, Colorado. Bob Rush Collection.
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For about 29 months, the 365-foot smokestack did the job for which it was intended, but financial hard times forced the company to close in 1920. The short 85-foot stack beside the tall one was razed in the late 1920’s to provide brick for at least a couple of homes in Salida. Frank Thomson Collection.
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Arthur Thompson, smelter assistant superintendent, and Emil Bruderlin, structural engineer, perch on the lip of the new smokestack at Smeltertown during the topping-out ceremony. The large material bucket and one leg of the hoisting windlass show how materials reached the top. The wooden construction floor is a plug inserted inside the 17 foot diameter of the smokestack mouth. Bruderlin sits on a stack of bricks used for the last course of masonry....