Hercules Historical Society

Selby Smelting Works

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Title

Selby Smelting Works

Subject

Selby Smelting and Lead Works

Description

Views of nearby Selby Works, the contemporaneous chief refinery of gold, silver and lead in the West.

California Powder Works was the earliest industrial-age factory sited along the Carquinez Strait and San Pablo Bay shoreline. Many other factories in the early industrial age were located here, creating the core industrial base for the new Pacific West.

Source

Postcard and news articles.

Collection

Citation

“Selby Smelting Works,” Hercules Historical Society, accessed February 23, 2024, https://herculeshistory.org/items/show/343.

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