Photos, Prints, Drawings Bird's eye view of a continuous belt-feeder
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Big Coal River
- Bird's eye view of a continuous belt-feeder
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 26, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Fall
- - Mountaintop removal
- - October
- - Coal transportation
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Boone County -- Peytona Vicinity
- - West Virginia -- Big Coal River
- - Event: Helicopter tour of Mountaintop Removal and Reclamation on Big Coal River watershed.
- - "To better understand the method of mining known as "mountaintop removal and reclamation," Lyntha Eiler and I visited the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection. There we interviewed Roger Hall, the assistant director, who invited us to view by helicopter the mountaintop removal and reclamation in progress on the Marsh and Clear Forks of the Big Coal River. Benny Campbell, a mining inspector from the Logan County office of the DEP, accompanied us on our helicopter tour.
- - Note the continuous beltline conveyor for transporting coal and slurry, an alternative to hauling coal on the highways in trucks."
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C036-19
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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