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Title: Fresno County, Cal

Year: 1904 (1900s)

Authors: Fresno Co., Cal. Chamber of commerce. [from old catalog]

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ehouses of wealth. Almost everyknown mineral is to be found, and while wehave some few mines that are worked for goldand copper, this great region of mineral wealth is practicallynot exploited at all. There are deposits of gold, silver, copper,coal and iron, limestone, granite and marble—all waiting ferdevelopment. In this region are found the great forests from —27— which over $1,000,000 worth of lumber is made annually. Thislumber includes yellow and sugar pine, cedar, fir, and redwood.Some of the trees from which this is cut are the largest in theworld, being the Sequoia Gigantea, measuring over one hun-dred feet in circumference. There are two large lumberplants which bring the lumber from the mountains in flumesthat are sixty miles or more in length, to the towns of Sangerand Clovis, where it is manufactured into building material ofall kinds, and into boxes for the shipment of our fruits. TheSequoia, or redwood lumber, and sugar pine, are shipped allover the United States.

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Fresno County Oil Fields OIL Fresno County is a large producer of crude oil. Thewells are located in the southwestern part of theCcunty,in the vicinity of Coalinga. The district comprisessome wells that are among the best in the State, and yield sev-eral hundred barrels per day. This supply of fuel oil so nearto Fresno is a very great advantage. It means that we haveclose at hand cheap fuel for all purposes. With this fuel thereis no reason why Fresno should not become a manufacturingcenter. The Fresno County oil is the best in quality that isfound in California. It carries a large per centage of the dis-tillates, kerosene, gasoline, benzine, etc. It is the best oil formanufacturing gas to be found in the State. The value of thisoil as a fuel will be understood when it is stated that fromthree to three and one-half barrels is equal to a ton of firstclass coal. —28— FLFCTPIC The San Joa(luin Electric Company has aorlwr d power station on the San Joaquin River, about POWER thirty-fi

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