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Author Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter, 1917-2015.

Title Quicksilver : Terlingua and the Chisos Mining Company / by Kenneth Baxter Ragsdale ; foreword by Joe B. Frantz
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [1976]
©1976
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations
Contents Discovery and early development -- Perry opens his mine -- The basic necessities: wagons, wood, and water -- Perry assumes control -- Facilities of civilization -- The lengthening shadow -- School bells and ballot boxes -- The biggest store between Del Rio and El Paso -- The Rainbow Mine episode -- When the blue eagle screamed -- Events that hastened the fall -- Bankruptcy -- Epilogue -- Appendix A. history of quicksilver -- Appendix B. the controversial survey -- Appendix C. the Scott furnace -- Appendix D. monthly furnace record
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1974, under title: The history of the Chisos Mining Company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-316) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Chisos Mining Company -- History.
Mercury mines and mining -- Texas -- Terlingua district -- History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585174741 (electronic bk.)
9780585174747 (electronic bk.)
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