(Fig. 25a) "West view of Arrowchis Shaft  showing head frame, loading platform (walled in on windward sides), simple built-in screening plant a rack of sacked gilsonite, and two stockholders, R. L. Hedrick (left), and Harry Pearson.  The upper deck served as a protective shed for the loading platform and as a floor to hold each digger's sacks, as they were hoisted from the stopes, until they were sorted, graded, and screened, after which they were racked on the loading platform below for shipment."

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Title (Fig. 25a) "West view of Arrowchis Shaft  showing head frame, loading platform (walled in on windward sides), simple built-in screening plant a rack of sacked gilsonite, and two stockholders, R. L. Hedrick (left), and Harry Pearson.  The upper deck served as a protective shed for the loading platform and as a floor to hold each digger's sacks, as they were hoisted from the stopes, until they were sorted, graded, and screened, after which they were racked on the loading platform below for shipment."
Photo Number P0873n1_01_02b
Description Photo from a 1940 work by Arthur Crawford showing a mine headframe and sacks of gilsonite ore waiting for shipment.  Two stockholders of the Western Gilsonite and Elaterite Company, R. L. Hedrick (left) and Harry Pearson, are standing there.
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/s6pv752z
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-01-29
Date Modified 2017-06-15
ID 942905
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pv752z
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