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Douglas: “The Smelter City” Cleaned Up To Become “The Premier Southwestern Border Community.” After 20 years smelting ore at Bisbee, the Phelps Dodge Copper Queen mine realized that Mule Pass Gulch “is not a desirable location for a smelter. The … Continue reading

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