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North Dakota lignite mine where they strip the coal
North Dakota lignite mine where they strip the coal
TitleNorth Dakota lignite mine where they strip the coal
Date of Original1908
DescriptionMen work to remove lignite from the ground from the Gille-Miller mine near Flaxton, N.D. The men work with pickaxes and pitchforks. Two horses are visible on a higher piece of ground, and a piece of equipment is visible on the edge of the mine.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
Mining
People
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Strip mining
Horses
Coal miners
Coal mining
Organization NameGille-Miller Mine (Flaxton, N.D.)
LocationFlaxton (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00170-17
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"N. Dak. lignite mine where they strip the coal (Gooud 120)--Handwritten on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMartin O. Helseth Photograph Collection 00170
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00170-17)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0017017
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