Photos, Prints, Drawings Bird's eye view of a "valley fill" at the Samples mountaintop removal mine on Cabin Creek, near Kayford Mountain
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
- Bird's eye view of a "valley fill" at the Samples mountaintop removal mine on Cabin Creek, near Kayford Mountain
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 25, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Mining
- - Fall
- - Mountaintop removal
- - October
- - Reclamation
- - Samples Mine
- - Valley fills
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Kanawha County -- Cabin Creek
- - Event: Aerial tour of mountaintop removal and reclamation.
- - Valley fills serve as sites for dumping the excess rocks and dirt excavated in order to retrieve multiple seams of coal. This shot affords a view of the "toe," as the catchment pond at the base of a valley fill is called.
- Black & White Print
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-B021-14
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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