Washington State Magazine

Tag: Mining

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Anaconda: Labor, Community and Culture in Montana's Smelter City
Summer 2003
Anaconda, in southwest Montana, was home to the world's largest copper smelter. Marcus Daly established the first smelter in 1884. In 1980, the last plant closed its doors. Anaconda deals primarily with the community from the 1930s through the 1970s,...
Categories: History
Tags: Montana, Mining

Idaho's Bunker Hill: The Rise and Fall of a Great Mining Company, 1885
Fall 2006
Bunker Hill finally has a book worthy of its story. BH, during its heyday, was one of the nation's most important mining and smelting operations, and wielded unprecedented influence over Idaho politics. At the time it closed in 1981 it produced 15 pe...
Categories: History
Tags: Bunker Hill, Mining