Resourceful Scenes from the Past & Present
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Number 13 - Potash
Potash, an essential component of many explosives and fireworks, was produced from briny Sand Hills lakes in Garden and Sheridan counties between 1912 and 1921 until discovery of more commercially feasible deposits in other areas.
You can order on-line a hardcopy of Resourceful Scenes from Past and Present, from the School's store ("Nebraska Maps and More"). The full publication is a two-page fold-open.
Compiled by Roger K. Pabian, SNR Research Geologist, Emeritus
Illustrated by Alan Cook and Dee Ebbeka