Lusk in Niobrara County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The C & H Reﬁnery
But not all of them. In 1933, two Ohio Oil Company employees, Roy Chamberlain and James Robin, opened their own refinery in Lusk. The C & H Refinery acquired obsolete, but functional, equipment from a refinery in Casper that had been closed earlier and, with two stills manufactured in the late nineteenth century, began to refine petroleum, separating the crude into water, naphtha, kerosene, and diesel. The antique machinery and small output were manually
Erected by Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office.
Location. 42° 45.237′ N, 104° 27.459′ W. Marker is in Lusk, Wyoming, in Niobrara County. Marker is on West 8th Street (U.S. 20) 0.3 miles west of U.S. 85, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the south side of the street, directly in front of the old C & H Refinery building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 West 8th Street, Lusk WY 82225, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldest Building in Lusk (approx. 0.6 miles away); Redwood Water Tank (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Redwood Water Tank (approx. 0.9 miles away); Breaks in the Prairie Lusk Rest Area (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); George Lathrop (approx. 1.4 miles away); Monuments to Wyoming History (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lusk.
Regarding The C & H Refinery. National Register of Historic Places (2000)
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1. C and H Refinery Historic District. The C & H Refinery Historic District comprises an intact industrial complex in Lusk, Wyoming that documents an early 20th-century refinery. The C & H Refinery is noted as the smallest functioning oil refinery in the world, and may be the only remaining thermal distillation refinery, all other refineries having modernized to the catalytic cracking method. (Submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. C & H Refinery: National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (2000). The C & H Refinery historic district complex is an intact industrial complex retaining an uncommonly high level of integrity. The district exemplifies the dramatic changes which occurred during the first half of (Submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
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