Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace

Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace (HM1DLP)

Location: Lone Pine, CA 93545 Inyo County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 31.446', W 117° 54.335'

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The Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace and Mill was built here by Col. Sherman Stevens in 1869 and used until March 1874. James Brady assumed its operation in 1870 for the Silver-Lead Company and built the town of Swansea. During the next few years the output of this furnace and another at Cerro Gordo was around 150 bars of silver ever 24 hours, each weighing 83 pounds.
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HM NumberHM1DLP
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Marker Number752
Year Placed1961
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperaiton with the Eastern California Museam Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 418924 N 4042462
Decimal Degrees36.52410000, -117.90558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 31.446', W 117° 54.335'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 31' 26.76" N, 117° 54' 20.10" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 195 Unnamed Road, Lone Pine CA 93545, US
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