Photos, Prints, Drawings Aerial view of Eagle Mine site
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Eagle Mine (W. Va.)
Eagle Seam (W. Va.)
- Aerial view of Eagle Mine site
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 26, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Fall
- - Shumate's Branch
- - Eagle Mine (W. Va.)
- - October
- - Sludge ponds
- - Eagle Seam (W. Va.)
- - Underground mining
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Sundial
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County
- - West Virginia -- Shumate's Branch
- - Event: 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 sludge pond, filling Shumate's Branch, upper left."
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C043-08
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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