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Alma Salt Works, Alma, Kansas

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Date: 1874

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 221087

Summary: The Alma Salt Works was located at Seventh and Grand Streets in Alma, Kansas. The factory evaporated water from a brine well, capturing the remaining salt. In the background at the left of the photograph are Palenske Hall, Schmitz and Meyer store, and the Kaufman building. The salt works closed in 1876 and the land became theSalt Works Addition which is now a residential section of Alma.

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Title (Main title): Alma Salt Works, Alma, Kansas


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Holder of originals: Wabaunsee County Historical Society