(Fig. 24b) "Wayne Thomas, mining engineer in charge, and a party of visitors inspecting preparations for pouring the concrete for the retaining wall to hold out surface water and sand until a reinforced [sic] concrete collar could be constructed on the bed-rock [sic] about 15 feet below the surface. Note several sacks of gilsonite salvaged from the vein in order to make room for the shaft collar."

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Title (Fig. 24b) "Wayne Thomas, mining engineer in charge, and a party of visitors inspecting preparations for pouring the concrete for the retaining wall to hold out surface water and sand until a reinforced [sic] concrete collar could be constructed on the bed-rock [sic] about 15 feet below the surface. Note several sacks of gilsonite salvaged from the vein in order to make room for the shaft collar."
Photo Number P0873n1_01_01b
Description Photo from a 1940 work by Arthur Crawford showing mining engineer Wayne Thomas and visitors inspecting construction work at a gilsonite mine in 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 1940
Textual Date 1940
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/s6320fmk
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-01-29
Date Modified 2017-06-15
ID 942902
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6320fmk
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