Photograph of Basic Magnesium Industries, Henderson, Nevada, circa late 1940s - early 1950s. Elbert Edwards Photo Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Original cropped by The Historic Las Vegas Project.
Built in 1941 to produce magnesium for ammunition and airplane parts during World War II. A townsite was built near the plant that would later become the city of Henderson in 1953.
Was located in Clark County.