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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.
  
The Hercules Mining Company, Limited was an Idaho corporation, for the Hercules Mine, a zinc, silver, and lead mine, located in Shoshone county, Idaho. By 1911 the mine would become one of the third richest mines in Idaho and by 1916 it was the most profitable mine going paying huge dividends to all its shareholders. In 1917 the mine paid out $3,800,000 in dividends alone. (1) The company's filing status was listed as forfeited December 1, 1922 and its File Number is C11354. (1)
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The Hercules Mining Company, Limited was an Idaho corporation. The Hercules Mine, a zinc, silver, and lead mine, was located in Shoshone County, Idaho. By 1911 the mine became one of the third richest mines in Idaho; by 1916 it was the most profitable mine. In 1917 it paid out $3,800,000 in dividends alone. (1) The company's filing status was listed as forfeited December 1, 1922 and its File Number is C11354. (2)
  
In 1923 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 homes, 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. (2)
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In 1923 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 homes, 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. (3)
  
 
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HERCULES MINING COMPANY. The 1918 Dubuque and East Dubuque City Directory listed 261 8th.

The Hercules Mining Company, Limited was an Idaho corporation. The Hercules Mine, a zinc, silver, and lead mine, was located in Shoshone County, Idaho. By 1911 the mine became one of the third richest mines in Idaho; by 1916 it was the most profitable mine. In 1917 it paid out $3,800,000 in dividends alone. (1) The company's filing status was listed as forfeited December 1, 1922 and its File Number is C11354. (2)

In 1923 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 homes, 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. (3)

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1. "The Hercules Mines, Lost Mines: Online: http://lostmines.net/hercules-silver-mine.html

2. Hercules Mining Company, Bizadedia, Online: https://www.bizapedia.com/id/hercules-mining-company-limited-the.html

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