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

Mountain streams in Ouray County, Colorado run yellow because of the tailings from the gold mills (LOC)
Colorado
Image by The Library of Congress
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.

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

Subjects:
Cutover lands
Rivers
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, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

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

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34173

Call Number: LC-USF35-236

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