Friday, May 20, 2011

Train in Desolation, Tennessee, 1939

"A train bringing copper ore out of the mines, Ducktown, Tenn. Fumes from smelting copper for sulfuric acid have destroyed all vegetation and eroded the land (LOC)"

Wolcott, Marion Post,, 1910-1990, photographer. September 1939"

From the LoC Flickr set of color photos, "1930s-40s in color".

Click to see larger version. I have photoshopped this shot for level adjustment to display better on computer monitors.

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