SC0011.11 West 5 Mine. (Deep cut in hillside with levels inked: Level 0 to Level 6 at hilltop, several railroad tracks and open railway cars, upper right is inked “Shovel 14”).
Scope and Contents
This collection covers at least a two year period beginning with the title date of the album January 1, 1913 to August 1914 as noted on notations on some of the photographs. The collection is composed of 130 black and white or sepia photographs. Shown in the photos are many aspects of an iron ore mining operation and the landscape of the mining district in the Sierra Maestre Mountains in eastern Cuba. There is one personal postcard mailed from Panama addressed to Mrs. A. W. Gaumer, Firmeza, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba c/o Juragua Iron Co. dated May 6, 1912.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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