Photos, Prints, Drawings Aerial view of Mountaintop removal and reclamation
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
"Pre Law" Highwalls
- Aerial view of Mountaintop removal and reclamation
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 26, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Fall
- - Mountaintop removal
- - October
- - Reclamation
- - "Pre-law" highwalls
- - Strip spoil
- - Blasting technology
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Boone County
- - West Virginia -- Boone County -- Sylvester
- - Helicopter tour of Mountaintop Removal and Reclamation on Big Coal River watershed.
- - "To learn more about the cultural dimensions of "mountaintop removal and reclamation" and the new landform complexes the coal industry is creating in the coal fields of central Appalachia, 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 drilling rig, upper right, preparing for blasting apart the mountain with dynamite, and the "pre-law" highwalls, left and right."
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C040-07
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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