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Mountain Streams In Ouray County, Colorado Run Yellow Because Of The Tailings

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Mountain Streams In Ouray County, Colorado Run Yellow Because Of The Tailings

Lee, Russell,, 1903-1986,, photographer.

Mountain streams in Ouray County, Colorado run yellow because of the tailings from the gold mills

1940 Oct.

1 slide : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Cutover lands
Gold mining
United States--Colorado--Ouray County

Format: Slides--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 11671-18 (DLC) 93845501

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Call Number: LC-USF35-236

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