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Moving coal shovel at Whittier-Crockett Coal Mine, Columbus, N.D.
Moving coal shovel at Whittier-Crockett Coal Mine, Columbus, N.D.
TitleMoving coal shovel at Whittier-Crockett Coal Mine, Columbus, N.D.
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionA large coal shovel is being moved from the south pits to the north pits at the Whittier-Crockett Coal mine at Columbus, N.D. Railroad cars, and other buildings belonging to the mine are visible in the background. The word "Marion" is painted on the side of the coal shovel.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMining
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Coal mining
Strip mining
Subject (LCSH)Coal-mining machinery
Organization NameWhittier Crockett Coal Mine (Columbus, N.D.)
LocationColumbus (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00170-18
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Moving the big shovel from south to north pits Whittier-Crockett Co. Columbus N.D. no. 9877"--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMartin O. Helseth Photograph Collection 00170
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00170-18)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0017018
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