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Colonel William C. Greene

Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

"Colonel" William C. Greene is credited with having developed the mines in Cananea, Mexico.

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Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

An aerial view shows the Cananea Consolidated Copper Co., a mine and smelter complex south of the Arizona-Sonora border. The Cananea mine to this day is a major producer of copper.

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Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

Col. Greene put Cananea on mining map

In the early 1900s, the Cananea workforce included a large contingent of American workers. Above, workers were in a mining-shaft house.

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