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Bingham Canyon, Utah p.194

By Shipler Commercial Photographers

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Snow slide at Highland Boy Mine in Bingham Canyon, Utah-Delaware Mining Company.Gold, silver, lead, and then copper were mined in Bingham. General Patrick Conner's men from Fort Douglas actually staked the first claim in the canyon. At its peak, Bingham was seven miles long but less than a city block wide. The town was unincorporated in 1971 and demolished to make way for further mining development

Topics: Cities and towns; Mining towns; Mining; Canyons; Streets; Disasters; Snow
Publisher: Utah State Historical Society
Year: 1925
OAI identifier: oai:collections.lib.utah.edu:dha_cp/452391
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