Harmony Borax Works

Visitor Information

Death Valley, Inyo County, California
Website: http://www.hakone.com

Period of significance: 1883 - 1900

Remains of buildings, machinery, tanks, piping, and waste tailing, as well as remnants of buildings and trash dumps in the nearby town is evidence of the work done here primarily by Chinese workers. The plant began in late 1883 or early 1884, peaked in 1900, and declined thereafter. In 1900 at least 64 Chinese Americans still lived in the area.