Mining machinery -- Design and construction
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Cameron E. McKay was a mechanical engineer and eventually managed the Natomas Company. The collection includes maps, technical drawings, and assembly diagrams for dredges that McKay worked on or designed in his career as a mechanical engineer, produced for the Natomas Company, Yuba Manufacturing Company, Utah Mining and Construction Company and others in Nevada, Utah, and South America. Also, drilling records and maps for the Greenan placer deposits at Copper Canyon, Battle Mountain, Nevada;...
Dates: 1912-1982; Majority of material found within 1935-1950
Abstract On November 7, 1904, the Boston & Nevada Copper Company and the White Pine Copper Company merged to form the Nevada Consolidated Copper Company. As copper mining grew, company towns such as Ruth and McGill were created to house workers and their families. Housing, services, and public facilities provided in McGill were under the control of the Kennecott Copper Company. The Kennecott Corporation, once the world’s leading copper producer, declined at the end of the 20th century because of...