(Fig. 24a) "A prospect pit on the Stacey reed Lease sunk in search of the Fort Duchesne vein, hidden beneath the mantle of boulders and river gravel from the Uinta River. The man inspecting the pit is Harry Pearson, one of the stockholders of the Western Gilsonite and Elaterite Company."

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Title (Fig. 24a) "A prospect pit on the Stacey reed Lease sunk in search of the Fort Duchesne vein, hidden beneath the mantle of boulders and river gravel from the Uinta River. The man inspecting the pit is Harry Pearson, one of the stockholders of the Western Gilsonite and Elaterite Company."
Photo Number P0873n1_01_01a
Description Photo from a 1940 work by Arthur Crawford showing Harry Pearson, one of the stockholders of the Western Gilsonite and Elaterite Company, inspecting a prospect pit on the Fort Duchesne gilsonite vein, Uintah County, Utah.
Keywords Utah; Eastern Utah; Uintah or Uinta; Mining; Gilsonite; Miners; Excavating machinery
Subject Gilsonite--Utah--Photographs; Mines and mineral resources--Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.)--Photographs; Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.)--Photographs
Additional Information Western Americana (see Original Source field).
Spatial Coverage Uintah County (Utah); Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.)
Collection Number and Name P0873 Gilsonite Mining Photograph Collection
Collection Name Gilsonite Mining
Date 1949
Textual Date 1949
Creator Crawford, Arthur L. (Arthur Lorenzo), 1899-1980
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source "Gilsonite : a general discussion with special reference to the Arrowchis Lease of the Western Gilsonite & Elaterite Company" by Arthur L. Crawford. [Salt Lake City, Utah?] : [s.n.], [1940] "Gilsonite" by John L. Kemmerer. Thesis (M.S.)--Dept. of Geology, University of Utah, 1934. "Dissertation on the history, occurrence, mining, and economics of gilsonite" by Irving Craig Roberts and Glen A. Carey. Thesis (B.S.)--Department of Mining Engineering, University of Utah, 1949
Donated By/Purchased From Collection derived from written documents in Western Americana, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library.
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
ARK ark:/87278/s66t16dw
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-01-29
Date Modified 2017-06-15
ID 942901
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66t16dw
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