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Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen

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Title
Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen
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: 037695-D
Topics
Colorado -- San Juan County
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Notes taken from inscription on verso/ full title: "Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen. This section still has important mineral deposits because the high grade ore deposits are now inaccessable and the easily accessable deposits are of low grade that many operators are not attracted."
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: 82242
TMS Object Number: 037695-D
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a84473e0-6902-0137-0cc1-2dac38385619
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. "Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b134a9d0-6907-0137-3177-1d70d68fc8f9

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 30, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b134a9d0-6907-0137-3177-1d70d68fc8f9

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b134a9d0-6907-0137-3177-1d70d68fc8f9

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Abandoned gold mines and mills with piles of tailings in San Juan County, Colorado. The results of excessive cutting of timber can be plainly seen