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Mining lignite coal, Truax Traer Coal Co. near Hazen, N.D.
Mining lignite coal, Truax Traer Coal Co. near Hazen, N.D.
TitleMining lignite coal, Truax Traer Coal Co. near Hazen, N.D.
Date of Original1952
CreatorSebens, William P., 1898-1978
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionCoal dragline shovel operating down in strip mining operation, with large mounds of earth visible on either side. Shovel is dropping earth on top of edge. In distance is smaller shovel.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Environment
Subject (LCTGM)Coal
Coal mining
Subject (LCSH)Lignite
Coal-mining machinery
Strip mining
Organization NameTruax-Traer Coal Company
LocationHazen (N.D.)
Mercer County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2027.K513-52
Negative Number2027.K513-52
Format of OriginalTransparencies
Color images
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Transcription"Shovel in foreground moves 10 cubic yards of soil from top of lignite bed at a single trip. In background is smaller shovel which loads trucks 5 tons per shovel full"--Handwritten on lob of images.
NotesTitle from Seben's log of images.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionWilliam P. Sebens Photograph Collection 2027
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1161
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU (2027.K513.52)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by the Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000535
Original SourceTransparency
Digital AlterationsThumbnail image color corrected using Auto Color Adjustment, Photoshop CS version 8.0. Uncorrected Tiff on file.
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