#428:  Sulphur Bank Mine

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Sulphur Bank Rd, 1.5 mi S of Clearlake Oaks





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From the Guidebook:

This sulphur mine also became one of the most noted quicksilver producers in world. First worked for sulphur in 1865, in four years it produced a total of 2,000,000 pounds - reopened and developed for quicksilver in 1873, it is credited with total output of 92,400 flasks, and was an important producer in World Wars I and II.

2009 David Schmitt