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The Notch - RTKC Kennecott Access Rd, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006, United States
Kennecott: A History of Innovation
A trailblazer in mining innovation since 1903, Kennecott has consistently led technological advancements, from open-pit mining to modern processes and many more.
Kennecott: A History of Innovation
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Bingham Canyon
Ada Duhigg: The Angel of Bingham Canyon
Ada Duhigg dedicated 36 years of her life as a Methodist Deaconess and Minister in Bingham Canyon, where she transformed the Highland Boy Community House into a beacon of support, unity, and resilience.
Ada Duhigg: The Angel of Bingham Canyon
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Bingham Canyon Utah 84006
Rafael Lopez
The story of Rafael Lopez has been etched in Bingham Canyon history ever since the day when he was accused of shooting a man in 1913 – before disappearing into the Bingham mine tunnels, never to be seen again.
Rafael Lopez
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Bingham Canyon
Ophir, Tooele County, Utah
Ophir, Tooele County, Utah
The settlement of Ophir was founded in 1870 after lead and silver deposits were discovered on the west slope of the Oquirrh Mountains by soldiers from Camp Douglas. The town quickly grew to a population of 6,000 people during the 1870s, with numerous saloons, dance halls, gambling halls, and other establishments all contributing to a buzzing community.
Ophir, Tooele County, Utah
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Ophir, Tooele County, Utah
12800 Bacchus Hwy, Herriman, UT 84096, USA
Mascotte Tunnel
The Mascotte Tunnel is remembered as a groundbreaking feat of construction. Built by the Bingham Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company, it was used to drain the mines and served as an ore-hauling corridor for many years.
Mascotte Tunnel
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Mascotte Tunnel
Copper Mine Access Rd, Herriman, UT 84096, United States
Lark Post Office
The Lark post office played a critical role during both World Wars, helping raise billions of dollars for the war efforts. Postmaster Jesse Neilsen in particular helped make the Post Office the talk of the town in Lark and beyond.
Lark Post Office
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Lark Post Office
Lark Utah, 84096, USA
Lark History
The small town of Lark has a fascinating, but often turbulent history. It began life as a bustling mining town and was then acquired by the Kennecott Copper Corporation.
Lark History
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Lark, Utah
8905 W State Hwy, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006, USA
Kennecott Neighborhood Theater
The Kennecott Neighbourhood Theater has covered significant ground in its entertainment history, bringing the community together with everything from educational films about the Bingham Canyon mines, to family-friendly movie nights.
Kennecott Neighborhood Theater
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Kennecott Neighbourhood Theatre
Salt Lake Valley
Kennecott Smelter Stack
The Kennecott Copper Corporation smokestack is the tallest freestanding structure in the western United States - but do you know about its origins? Built in just 84 days, this structure replaced earlier smokestacks in response to the government’s Clean Air Acts.
Kennecott Smelter Stack
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Salt Lake Valley
Hilda Grabner and the Evacuation of Lark, Utah
Learn more about the story of ex-teacher Hilda Grabner and her spirited fight for justice during the evacuation of Lark, which earned her the nickname “Joan of Lark!”
Hilda Grabner and the Evacuation of Lark, Utah
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The Notch - RTKC Kennecott Access Rd, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006, United States
Haulage Trucks
Haul trucks, which replaced animal-drawn carts and grew in number and capacity over the years, have gone through many changes: from the invention of the first dump trucks, to the introduction of the massive Komatsu 930E and Caterpillar 797 trucks.
Haulage Trucks
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Bingham Canyon
8470 W Magna Main St, Magna, UT 84044
Garfield/Magna Post Offices
Uncover the history behind the Garfield and Magna post offices, where a post office started from the humble origins of a home before eventually leading to the renaming of an entire town in its honor.
Garfield/Magna Post Offices
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Magna
West Jordan, Utah
G Fullmer
Lawrence Gene Fullmer was a man of two halves, starting life as a boxer before becoming a welder for the Kennecott Copper Corporation. A middleweight champion in 1957, he achieved a record of 55 wins, 6 losses, and 3 draws and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991.
G Fullmer
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West Jordan, Utah
8700 10305 S, Copperton, UT 84006, United States
Copperton Railyard Historical Overview
Copperton Railyard was the backbone of Kennecott's railway network for over 30 years. It was built when the demand for copper surged during WWII, and played a critical role in increasing efficiency and controlling rail traffic between the mine and the mills.
Copperton Railyard Historical Overview
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Copperton Railyard
Cedar City, Utah
Clark
The life story of the formidable Lamar Clark, a legendary boxer who achieved a record-breaking 44 consecutive wins and even faced the iconic Muhammad Ali. After hanging up his gloves, he embarked on a new journey at Kennecott to become a railroad track gang foreman.
Clark
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Cedar City, Utah
A Legacy was Born
Discover the fascinating story of copper mining in Utah, from the birth of the Utah Copper Company to the rise of Kennecott. Learn about the crucial role copper played in electrifying America during the Second Industrial Revolution, and how Daniel C. Jackling transformed the industry forever.
A Legacy was Born
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