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Tree and Chimney at Almaden Quicksilver

AlmadenTreeChimney2006|03|18: Tree and Chimney. Almaden Quicksilver Park. March 18, 2006. © Copyright Dan Mitchell.
Tree and Chimney. Almaden Quicksilver Park. March 18, 2006. © Copyright Dan Mitchell.

March 18, 2006 Posted by | Quicksilver Historical | 2 Comments

Reduction Works Detail

ReductWorks2005|06|04: Reduction Works Detail. Almaden Quicksilver. June 4, 2005. © Copyright Dan Mitchell.
Reduction Works Detail. Almaden Quicksilver Park. June 4, 2005. © Copyright Dan Mitchell.

The Reduction Works is high on a ridge on the Castillero Trail at Almaden Quicksilver Park. This is where, as I understand it, cinnabar was refined to extract mercury. The Reduction Works building still stands in a state of benign neglect. In other words, it is being left to the elements.
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December 16, 2005 Posted by | Quicksilver Historical | Comments Off on Reduction Works Detail

Lupine, Reduction Works, and Loma Prieta

Lupine, Reduction Works, and Loma Prieta. Almaden Quicksilver Park. May 7, 2005. Photo copyright Dan Mitchell.
LupineWorks2995|05|07: Lupine, Loma Prieta, and Reduction Works. May 7, 2005. Almaden Quicksilver Park. Copyright Dan Mitchell.

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