This week in history: Mill to treat molybdenum
July 22, 2017
From all reports, a large concentrating mill will soon be erected at Climax, on the C. & S. For several years much has been heard of the molybdenum deposits at Climax, and several companies have worked at different times. From indications now, a large company has taken hold of the various properties, and will erect a large concentrating mill.
ROCK CRUSHER AT WORK
The town's rock crusher, at the Goldpan rockpile has entered upon its duties as a factor in street improvement, and its product of broken granite and porphyry is now being spread out over Lincoln Avenue, the route over which the heavy loads of ore from French gulch wend their way to the railroad yards. If this will not make a good, hard thoroughfare, nothing but a thick layer of concrete will.
ARRESTED FOR HAVING LIQUOR CARGO
GREELEY – While stuck in a mud hole east of here in his touring car, George Plue of Denver was arrested by members of the sheriff's office on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor. Eleven cases of whisky were found in his car.
BRITISH CAPTURE FOUR GERMAN SHIPS
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LONDON – the admiralty announces the capture of four German steamers by British destroyers in the North Sea. The steamers are the Pellworm, Brietzeig, Marie Horn and Heinz Blumberg.
WESTERN MINING AND OIL NEWS
The two active gold dredging companies, the Tonopah Placers Company and the French Gulch Dredging Company, are doing well this season, as three of the four boats now in operation are digging placer material carrying both coarse and nugget gold.
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