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Sterling Borax 'Dinky' Train
Tick Canyon to Lang

STERLING BORAX WORKS

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Dinky ~1910

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Tony Held & Borax Dinky Locomotive

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Dinky Wreck

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Machine Shop Crew 1915

Edith Helvey (neé Hiette) at age 15, circa 1910, in the Sterling Borax Co.'s "dinky" train, used to haul borax from Tick Canyon (at Davenport Road) down to Lang Station in Soledad Canyon.

Edith was a granddaughter of Soledad Canyon pioneer Thomas F. Mitchell; her mother was Frances Ann Mitchell.


DZ1001: 19200 dpi jpeg from photocopy (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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Multiple Views

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Mine, Mill, Camp (Mult.)

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Inside Shaft ~1984 x2

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Tick Canyon Howlite in Smithsonian 2014

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Modern Times

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