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HERCULES MINING COMPANY.  The 1918 '''Dubuque and East Dubuque City Directory''' listed 261 8th.
 
HERCULES MINING COMPANY.  The 1918 '''Dubuque and East Dubuque City Directory''' listed 261 8th.
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In a fire, caused it was suspected by a spark from a locomotive, one thousand people were left homeless in the small towns of Burke and Mace, Idaho when a fire swept through nearly a mile and a half of home, stores and mining works. The loss was estimated at $1.5 million. The Hecla surface works owned by the Hercules Mining Company were totally destroyed although the plant was saved.
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1. "Blaze Wrecks Mining Towns," '''The Telegraph-Herald''', July 15, 1923, p. 1
  
 
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Revision as of 19:05, 24 November 2020

HERCULES MINING COMPANY. The 1918 Dubuque and East Dubuque City Directory listed 261 8th.

In a fire, caused it was suspected by a spark from a locomotive, one thousand people were left homeless in the small towns of Burke and Mace, Idaho when a fire swept through nearly a mile and a half of home, stores and mining works. The loss was estimated at $1.5 million. The Hecla surface works owned by the Hercules Mining Company were totally destroyed although the plant was saved.

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1. "Blaze Wrecks Mining Towns," The Telegraph-Herald, July 15, 1923, p. 1