View of the Utah Copper Company open-pit mine workings at Carr Fork, as seen from the railroad, Bingham Canyon, Utah (LOC)

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Feininger, Andreas,, 1906-1999,, photographer.

View of the Utah Copper Company open-pit mine workings at Carr Fork, as seen from the railroad, Bingham Canyon, Utah

1942 Nov.

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
Utah Copper Company
World War, 1939-1945
Copper mining
Canyons
United States--Utah--Upper Bingham

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-61 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34853

Call Number: LC-USW36-403

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  1. roderickbodine 87 months ago | reply

    So thats were pennies came from.

  2. ggrozoma 87 months ago | reply

    So much copper was needed to make weapons that 1943 pennies were minted in steel.

  3. Josh 223 45 months ago | reply

    The levels (terraces) were named alphabetically, with the bottom being "A". I can see five trains, pulled by the electric pit motors, on levels A, D, E, F and G.

  4. rainbow6562011 34 months ago | reply

    There's an awful beauty in this assault on the earth.

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