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Quarry mines at Sacramento Hill in Bisbee, Arizona and open-pit mines at Ruth, Nevada, in United States.

Quarrying operations done on Sacramento Hill at Bisbee in Arizona. View of open- cut mining at the hillside. An open-pit mining site at Ruth, Nevada. Copper mining at the site.

Date: 1927
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Mining operations in Bisbee, Arizona; water and agronomic resources of Arizona, United States.

Mine workers board an elevator lift at the "Copper Queen" copper mine in Bisbee, Arizona, which also produces lead and zinc. Smoke arise from huge chimneys of smelter plant smelting copper in nearby Douglas Arizona. Mining train emerges from mine on tracks and dumps raw material for copper. Workers move carts of ore by hand and dump them. Workers and mechanized diggers work at other non-metallic mines in Arizona. Mountainous region with dry soil is seen. View of Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River. Men lift wooden blocks to allow water flowing in canals and utilized for irrigation on farms in the Salt River Valley. Lettuce, tomato,carrot and cabbage fields are shown. A man puts a ladder up against and tree and picks citrus fruits from a tree such as oranges or grapefruits. A date tree in a date tree grove is hand pollinated. Close up view of hands of a farmer examining wheat crops and holding wheat in a field. A harvester operates in a barley field. Gunny bags of wheat piled in an area are moved by workers from a truck onto an automated mover. Men stack the bags. Huge stacks of bales of cotton and a man in hat and tie examining the raw cotton. Alfalfa plants shown in field and being baled. View of Coolidge Dam on the Gila River near Globe, Arizona. Imperial Dam on the lower Colorado River is shown next. View of Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. Hydroelectric generators and power lines are seen. Elevated view of Lake Mead. People wave from a motorboat on Lake Mead. Children splash and play in the lake water. A man in a small boat fishing on Lake Mead.

Date: 1939
Duration: 5 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aspects of copper mining in Arizona, United States, with a focus on operation in Ajo Arizona.

The Crystal Palace, Bird Cage Theatre and Tombstone Epitaph office are shown, all in Tombstone Arizona. View of an abandoned silver mine. Animation on map shows marking of the main Copper producing areas of Arizona, such as Jerome, Miami, Globe, Superior, Ray, Morenci, Bisbee, and Ajo. A huge new Cornelia open pit copper mine at Ajo is seen. Churn drill at work in mining. Men in mine field give signals to each other with flags prior to blasting. Large amount of dust is blown as the blast takes place. Giant electric shovels are used to load the ore on trains. The railroad trains distribute the ore to crushers. The electric crushers concentrate the ore. A factory site is also shown.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women wearing copper clothes walk on a beach during a copper style show in Bisbee, Arizona, United States.

The first copper style show is held at a beach in Bisbee, Arizona, United States. Women wearing copper clothes walk on the beach during the show.

Date: 1937, June 30
Duration: 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Copper mine at Ray in Arizona, USA.

Large copper reserves in Arizona are mined by Caving System. Exteriors of a copper mine plant at Ray in Arizona, USA. View of the surface pit above the mine.

Date: 1927
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Open-pit mine operations at Jerome in Arizona, USA.

View of open-pit mine at Jerome in Arizona, USA. Timber of old underground mining can be seen in the sides of the pit. Loose rock barred down from steep pit walls. Sulphide ore mined by small shovels mounted on caterpillars. Light trucks haul the ore to chutes.

Date: 1927
Duration: 2 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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