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The Billing Smelter

The exterior of the Billing smelter at Park City, New Mexico, ca 1884
The exterior of the Billing smelter at Park City, New Mexico
Image taken: circa 1884
by: J. E. Smith
© New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Historic Photograph Archives

Longitude: -106.927508
Latitude: 34.049339
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

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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.

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