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Alexander Laist and A History of the Quincy Smelting Works

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Alexander Laist and A History of the Quincy Smelting Works by Karl B. Rundman.

Spiral Bound.  379 pages.
Genres:  nonfiction, historical.

 

Read about the history of the smelter operated by the Quincy Mining Company from December 1898 until 1967. This work explores the matter of material flow into, within, and out of this historic facility. The author addresses existing archival data and uses his own experience with the metallurgical nature of metal castings to tell the story of the many facets of this fascinating industrial site. You'll get an overview of the production history and manufacturing challenges facing the smelter and its superintendent, dive into the story of the smelter from the perspective of superintendent Alexander Laist, then finish with a detailed explanation of the technical portion of the native copper mill and smelter.

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