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.
Smoke rises from burning stopes at a copper mine in Jerome, Arizona. Copper ore is mined by the horizontal cut and fill method. Miners shovel broken ore onto chutes running through plank floor in a stope. Cribs are built above ore chutes in the floor. Waste ore is drawn through a chute car and is dumped in the open stope to fill the stope.
Mine workers arrive at a shaft in cars through a tunnel in copper mine in Jerome, Arizona. Trains of railroad cars enter the mine through a tunnel leading to the underground shaft.
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.
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.
View of the main haulage tracks for ore cars inside a copper mine drift at Ray in Arizona, USA. The drifts branch off beneath the ore. A mine worker stands beside an ore car. Another miner climbs a ladder.