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Columnar junipers near burning coal vein, Burning Coal Mine State Park, Amidon, N.D.
Columnar junipers near burning coal vein, Burning Coal Mine State Park, Amidon, N.D.
TitleColumnar junipers near burning coal vein, Burning Coal Mine State Park, Amidon, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1940 and 1960
DescriptionColumnar junipers dot the landscape at Burning Coal Mine State Park near Amidon, N.D.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectParks and forests
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Junipers
Trees
Coal
LocationAmidon (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
1950-1959
Item Number00163-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryAt Burning Coal Vein State Park, the gasses from the burning coal veins forces the junipers into a columnar shape. Today, this area is no longer a state park, but there is still a campground in the area. The coal vein fires no longer burn.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionE.L. Worthington Photograph Collection 00163
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00163-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0016302
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