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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • UP N' ATOM: c. 1950s

War Ore: 1942

War Ore: 1942

November 1942. "Loading copper ore at the open-pit mining operations of Utah Copper Company at Bingham Canyon." Medium format nitrate negative by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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