Toulon

Toulon was a station on the Southern Pacific Railroad, likely named after a Mediterranean seaport in France. In 1916, it became the site of a 50-ton tungsten concentrator erected by the Chicago-Nevada Tungsten Company. In 1918, it was taken over by the Humboldt County Mines & Mill Company, during which time it processed ore from mines at Nightingale. In 1922, the Toulon Mill was converted to a white-arsenic plant with a capacity of 30 tons per day. It operated steadily until 1924. Evidently, it continued to operate at various times to process other ores (including tin in 1943) before ultimately closing in 1957.

I Drove By Toulon
4.7.2020 & flew over 10.19.2008

See Also
Nightingale

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