s from small mining oper
Again, the Independent - the weekly predecessor to the Daily Press - had this to say in 1908:
"The main ore supply will be drawn from the company's mines, but custom ore will be purchased and fair and square treatment accorded the miner," it said.
The whole operation - like the narrow-gauge railroad - never r
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out. The operation was idle for several years until 1913. Then, Romaine Fielding and the Lubin Motion Picture Company came to town, and the abandone
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the director's eye.
"Sundy was a thrilling day for the Silver City people," said the Independent that year.
"The Lubin Co. enacted a drama at the smelter below town, blew up the narrow gaug
railroad bridge and two large water tanks and incidentally furnished amusement for
2,000 people scattered over the surrounding hills watching the interesting events."
Fielding directed a mock labor riot at the smelter and 200 actors rushed