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Copper Canyon Camp of the International Smelting & Refining Company, Copper Canyon, Battle Mountain, Lander County, NV



B&W Photos

HB857283
Contextual View Of Copper Canyon, Facing Northwest.

HB857284
Contextual View Of Copper Canyon Camp Townsite, Facing Northwest.

HB857285
Contextual View Of Copper Canyon Camp Townsite, Facing South.

HB857286
Contextual View Of Copper Canyon Camp Townsite, Facing East.

HB857287
Contextual View Of Mill Site, Facing East.

HB857288
Contextual View, Facing Northeast.

HB857289
Contextual View Of Mill Site, Facing South.

HB857290
Contextual View Of Mill Site.

HB857291
Photocopy Of Blueprint (original Blueprint Located At The Nevada State Historical Society In Reno); Building Does Not Exist


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Item Title


Location
Copper Canyon, Battle Mountain, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NV-21
Building/structure dates: 1944 initial construction
Significance: The buildings and structures of Copper Canyon Camp represent the remaining elements of a facility constructed by the International Smelting and Refining Company (ISARCO), a Utah-based copper mining company that was, after 1914, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. The property was assembled between 1941 and 1944. Twenty-two of the buildings and structures were built by ISARCO during this period; the remaining two properties are unrelated to the ISARCO facility. The buildings and structures of the ISARCO facility are significant as a district, with the 22 ISARCO buildings and structures being treated as contributing elements, and the other two structures as non-contributors. The Copper Canyon Camp Historic District is significant for its association with a key period of development of mining in the local area, and as a distinguished example of its type, period, and method of construction. The property is treated as a historic district. The period of significance for the district extends from 1941 to 1945. The historic context is that of corporate copper mining in Lander County, Nevada during the mid-20th century. The property type is that of a mine and "camp."

Subjects
Camps
Mines (industrial Facilities)
Copper Mining


Related Names
Hicks, Robert, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF COPPER CANYON, FACING NORTHWEST.
2. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF COPPER CANYON CAMP TOWNSITE, FACING NORTHWEST.
3. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF COPPER CANYON CAMP TOWNSITE, FACING SOUTH.
4. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF COPPER CANYON CAMP TOWNSITE, FACING EAST.
5. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF MILL SITE, FACING EAST.
6. CONTEXTUAL VIEW, FACING NORTHEAST.
7. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF MILL SITE, FACING SOUTH.
8. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF MILL SITE.
9. Photocopy of blueprint (original blueprint located at the Nevada State Historical Society in Reno); building does not exist. W.E. RYBERG COMPANY, 'PLAN AND ELEVATIONS: DIESEL AND HOIST BUILDING, INTERNATIONAL SMELTING & REFINING CO.,' N.D.


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