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 Posted: Mon May 25th, 2020 07:58 pm
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The Sierra Talc plant was probably the largest shipper in the desert town of Keeler,
during the last few years of operation on the narrow gauge.

If I understand it correctly, they shipped the talc from their mines,
in the hills above Keeler to the mill in trucks, where it was milled and refined.

After refining, it was sacked and loaded in narrow gauge boxcars for its journey to Owenyo,
where it was transferred to standard gauge cars.

Considering it was such an important industry in the small town of Keeler,
there isn't much written of the operation.

But the building was still standing when I visited in early 2020:



 



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 Posted: Wed May 27th, 2020 06:48 pm
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And old #1 still busy assembling a train....





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