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Mine Exterior with Workers

Description: Copy negative of the Rudefehu mine. In the picture a big number of workers are seen standing and sitting around the rail carts. Most of them are wearing dark clothing with jackets and hats. In the background there is a building, also a lot of wood is stacked in piles next to the building. Also in the background there are metal towers with lines running from one to the next one. "Rudefehu Mine in Boom Days of 1904-1908 Battle, Wyoming" is written at the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Scene at Texas Quarries]

Description: Photograph of a group of men working on at the Texas Quarries. There is a crane set up with a hook hanging from the top of the image and mobile devices on railroad tracks to move things.
Date: August 2, 1949
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Stone Blocks at Texas Quarries]

Description: Photograph of a stack of stone blocks at a Texas Quarries location. There is a crane in the background used for lifting the blocks, and a railroad going next to the pile of stones.
Date: August 2, 1949
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Ore Concentrator

Description: Patent for a "machine for separating ores of precious metals, and particularly to that class of machines known as 'dry concentrators or separators,' used for separating fold ore by means of an air-blast over dry sand, gravel, quartz, etc." (lines 10-15). Illustrations and instructions are included.
Date: August 17, 1897
Creator: Waer, Luis M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Southwestern Graphite Mine 1]

Description: Photograph of the Southwestern Graphite Mine near Burnet, Texas. There are piles of graphite located in the foreground of the photo and there is plant life growing in the distance.
Date: January 1972
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

Classifier and Separator.

Description: Patent for classifiers and separators used in mining to separate solids and liquids in the tank. It allows for easy removal and replacement of parts as they wear.
Date: March 19, 1918
Creator: Allen, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevator-Guide

Description: Patent for an elevator guide to be used for safety elevators used in mines. Illustrations included.
Date: December 29, 1908
Creator: Martini, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Granite for the Capitol]

Description: Photograph of people and horses gathered around a deposit of granite. The granite is cut into progressively smaller blocks from its original mass. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Granite Mountain about 1884. This mountain of granite supplied 50,000 tons of granite for the Texas State Capitol at Austin and about 450,000 tons to Galveston for the sea wall and jetties."
Date: 1884
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[View of Texas Granite Corp]

Description: Photograph of Texas Granite Corp located in Marble Falls, Texas. There are sheets of granite located in the foreground of the photo and there is industrial equipment throughout the surrounding area.
Date: January 1971
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University
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