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>The View From the Mountain

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.4
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the blue smoke that came from the copper smelters ten miles away from Mr. Trammel's apple orchard, across the Tennessee border on the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Fannin ... More


The Setting, the Cherokees, and the First Era of Ducktown Mining, 1843–1878

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.5
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how, in 1837, there was only one way to approach Ducktown from the west: along a footpath that began in the Tennessee Valley and then climbed up and over Little Frog Mountain ... More


Georgia Enters the Fray

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.8
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how frustration was eating up Georgia farmers in the Ducktown Basin. Each growing season brought another round of dismay as acid from the smoky clouds killed the fruits of ... More


Will Shippen, Forestry, and Georgia's Second Smoke Suit, 1905–1907

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.11
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses how Attorney General John C. Hart negotiated the 1904 settlement agreement with the Tennessee Copper Company (TCC) and the Ducktown Sulphur, Copper & Iron Company (DSC I) in ... More


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