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A worker and dragline working at International's Peace Valley mine of phosphate - Mulberry, Florida

A worker and dragline working at International's Peace Valley mine of phosphate - Mulberry, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/66635
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Title

  • A worker and dragline working at International's Peace Valley mine of phosphate - Mulberry, Florida

Image Number

  • C005908

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed in April, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • Material is washed into pond and sucked up by pipes that carry it to the field plant for washing-grading processes. 30,000 gallons of water a minut is used in the field and at the plant--drawn from five nearby artesian wells. The 100-ton bucket of the world's largest walking dragline removes 3,000 tons of earth a day.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 035279.

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