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Roy Fly ranch near Sarpy Basin. Close to the surface of the 25,000 square mile area, known as the Powder River Basin..., 06/1973

Original Caption: Roy Fly ranch near Sarpy Basin. Close to the surface of the 25,000 square mile area, known as the Powder River Basin, lies the largest deposit of low-sulphur coal in America. Many ranchers, who own land in the area are refusing to sell their land to the coal companies, 06/1973

  

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-6668

  

Photographer: Norton, Boyd

 

Subjects:

Environmental protection

Natural resources

Pollution

Billings (Montana, United States) inhabited place

 

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/549154

 

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

 

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Taken in June 1973