The Billing Smelter
Image taken: circa 1884by: J. E. Smith
© 1884 New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Historic Photograph Archives
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
Gustav Billing purchased and developed the Kelly mine at Magdalena, New Mexico and constructed a large-scale smelting complex at Park City (near Socorro) to treat its ores in 1883.
Image posted: 12-17-2021