Valley County, IDGenWeb Project

Stibnite Pipeline and Reservoir, Winter '53-'54

Courtesy of Ron Smith. Photographs taken by his father Lawrence. Ron is a member of the Valley County History Project and a contributor to "Pans, Picks & Shovels/Mining in Valley County, Idaho," published 2012 by the Valley County History Project.

"This line went from the reservoir to the mill hydroplant and was made of metal. At the time the pictures were taken (1954) the line was getting in poor condition." See map

Ben Paine Sr. shoveling snow off line so he could repair it Stibnite reservoir where the pipe line started; line ran from reservoir to mill

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