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Collection: Richards Studio Collection Series: D159700-452C         (Unique: 34454)
Date: ca. 1971
Description: 1971 Richards color stock footage. A familiar landmark in Tacoma was the imposing smokestack at the ASARCO smelter. It rose over 500 feet at the smelter located near Point Defiance. The smokestack, dubbed the tallest in the world at the time of its 1917 construction, would be demolished on January 17, 1993.
Address:5300 No. 52nd St.     (Check the Buildings Index)
Subjects: American Smelting & Refining Co. (Tacoma); Smelters--Tacoma--1970-1980; Smokestacks--Tacoma; Industrial facilities--Tacoma;
Image type: Color
Print type: Fiber base-Glossy
Print format: 4x5"
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