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Piling salvaged lignite at Garrison Dam construction site
Piling salvaged lignite at Garrison Dam construction site
TitlePiling salvaged lignite at Garrison Dam construction site
Date of Original1948
DescriptionA dump truck receives lignite from a loader on the Garrison Dam construction site. The machines work in a deep hole partially filled with water.
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General SubjectWater
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Dams
Construction
Subject (LCSH)Lignite
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers
North Dakota Nitrogen Company
LocationGarrison Dam (N.D.)
Missouri River
Decade1940-1949
Item Number00073-016
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"U.S. Army Engineer District, Garrison Corps of Engineers, Riverdale, North Dakota. Loader piling lignite on dump trucks during 'salvage' operations in the Garrison Dam spillway channel in 1948. The lignite, which the North Dakota Nitrogen Company will use as a principal raw material in its chemical operation, was 'mined' and stockpiled by contractors during construction of the dam"--Typed on label affixed to back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionGarrison Dam Photograph Collection 00073
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00073-016)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00073016
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