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Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado

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Title
Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986 (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lee, Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940-09
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 037677-D
Topics
Colorado -- Ouray County
Genres
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 82205
TMS Object Number: 037677-D
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8d40c0e0-6902-0137-1b86-0bffd910d468
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/935a8910-6907-0137-42a1-4bc180467a1c

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 5, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/935a8910-6907-0137-42a1-4bc180467a1c

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/935a8910-6907-0137-42a1-4bc180467a1c

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Rotting logs. During the early mining development, logs were cut lavishly for use in mine and mill construction and the surplus logs were left to rot where they fell. Ouray County, Colorado