ECV1850 Plaque:
El Senator Mine


[ Photo of El Senator Mine. ]

[ Photo of El Senator Mine. ]


EL SENATOR MINE
 
THIS MINE WAS OPENED IN 1863 AND WORKED INTERMITTENTLY
UNTIL MARCH 1926. IN 1915 A REDUCTION PLANT,
WHICH INCLUDED THE FIRST HERRESHOFF FURNACE AND
ELECTRIC DUST COLLECTOR EVER USED IN THE RECOVERY
OF QUICKSILVER, WAS ERECTED. THE MINE WAS WORKED TO
THE 1,300 FOOT LEVEL AND PRODUCED 20,000 FLASKS
OF QUICKSILVER.

DEDICATED JUNE 11, 1977
MOUNTAIN CHARLIE CHAPTER No. 1850
E CLAMPUS VITUS


 Victorian Bar


Plaque is located in the
Almaden Quicksilver County Park.
San Jose,
Santa Clara County, CA.

Access is from the
South end of McAbee Avenue
at corner of Whispering Pines Drive.
Parking only on residential streets.
Plaque is an easy 0.58 mile hike
from the entrance gate.
Water and porta-potties available.
No bicycles allowed at this entrance.
Park is open daily 8AM - Sunset.

GPS
  El Senator Mine  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.21099°
W 121.88995°




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