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Bingham Mine: 1942

Bingham Mine: 1942

November 1942. "Utah Copper -- Bingham Mine. Part of the open-pit workings of the Utah Copper Company at Bingham Canyon, Utah. The steam locomotive is bringing in empty ore cars from the Utah Copper mills at Magna and Arthur." Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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I recently flew from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City and our glide path into Salt Lake could not have been better planned for a marvelous view of Bingham Canyon. It looked like a lot of the very large recent landslide had been cleaned up.

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Jim Button and his famous engine must be there, somewhere!

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