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STERLING BORAX WORKS

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Dinky ~1910

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Tony Held & Borax Dinky Locomotive

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Same as Above

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Dinky Wreck

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Machine Shop Crew 1915

Sterling Borax Works in Tick Canyon (near Davenport Road), 1910s, with the "dinky" locomotive that hauled the borates down to the railhead at Lang. According to historian Merle Adams (1988:156), that's Ben Truex on the right.


AP1812: 19200 dpi jpeg from copy print (needs rescan).
STERLING BORAX MINE

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History/Description (CA Div Mines 1954)

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Sterling Borax Story (Keebler)

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Stephen Mather Story (Shankland)

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Scorza Video 2007

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Points of Interest

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L.A. Times 1907

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Origins 1907-1908

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Orig. Corp. Seal 1908

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Ink Blotter ~1910s

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Multiple Views

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Dinky Locomotives (Mult.)

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Mine, Mill, Camp (Mult.)

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Teacher Hired 1923

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Inside Shaft ~1984 x2

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Tick Canyon Howlite in Smithsonian 2014

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Tick Canyon Howlite

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Modern Times

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