Jensen Lime Kiln, UT

JENSEN LIME KILN

JENSEN LIME KILN – Built in 1903 by Jens L. Jensen, Richfield well known lime burner cured lim for mortar to be used in rock and brick structures. The kiln measures 20 feet high and about 20 feet in diameter, with a wall thickness of 8 feet. Over his lifetime, Jensen went blind because of the heat of the kiln. The kiln is located at the north end of Richfield (under the I-70) overpass and remains the same today as when it was operational.

JENSEN LIME KILN

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Published in: on April 12, 2010 at 12:05 PM  Comments Off on Jensen Lime Kiln, UT  
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