Whirling Electric Shovel at Kennecott Copper Corporation Mine
Title:
Whirling Electric Shovel at Kennecott Copper Corporation Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused

Description:
These giant power shovels scoop up approximately 11 tons of ore at a time - filling a one hundred ton car in a little over five minutes.


Tunnel Portal
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Tunnel Portal
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused



Highland Boy
Title:
Highland Boy
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo

Description:
The town of Bingham Canyon was officially incorporated on February 29, 1904, as the Utah Copper Company's mine prospered. As with many western mining towns, the Bingham Canyon area evolved into a collection of diverse neighborhoods. Southern and eastern Europeans congregated in Highland Boy.


Bingham Canyon
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Bingham Canyon
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo



Cars and Trucks at Tunnel Portal
Title:
Cars and Trucks at Tunnel Portal
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused


Upper Portal, Bingham-Copperfield Tunnel
Title:
Upper Portal, Bingham-Copperfield Tunnel
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo



Air View of Bingham Canyon
Title:
Air View of Bingham Canyon
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused


Bingham Canyon, Utah
Title:
Bingham Canyon, Utah
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused



Tunnel Portal
Title:
Tunnel Portal
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused


Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Linen

Description:
Utah Copper Mine is located at Bingham Canyon, Utah, about 30 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. The Mine is a theater-like quarry covering about 466 acres. Ore is mined by 23 electric shovels with dippers of 7 tons capacity. Maximum daily tonnage (ore and capping) 142,185 tons, maximum employees 2,000, mine tracks 67 miles, forty-one 75-ton electric locomotives. Height of mountain above pit 1600 feet. At no place in the world is power shoveling and moving of rock done on as extensive a scale. Maximum daily tonnage would make a train 21.5 miles long. Total tonnage to be moved at Utah Copper Mine is more than twice the quantity of all material excavated from Panama Canal to its opening in 1915



Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Of the Kennecott Copper Company, is located about 30 miles southwest of Salt Lake City in Bingham Canyon. The mine is a theater-like quarry covering approximately 855 acres. Ore is mined by 42 electric shovels with dippers of 10 tons capacity. Normal daily tonnage (ore and waste) is 180,000 tons. There are 2,200 employees at the mine and 2,100 at the mills. It uses sixty-two 75-ton electric locomotives and 156 miles of standard gauge railroad track. Height of the mountain above the pit is 1,960 feet. A no place in the world is power shoveling and moving of rock done on such an extensive scale


Blasting Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Blasting Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused



Passenger Train
Title:
Passenger Train
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused


General View of Utah Copper Company's Property
Title:
General View of Utah Copper Company's Property
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Linen PM 1948 Jul-9

Description:
This is the largest open pit copper mine in the world. An entire mountain is literally being eaten away by steamshovels that bite away seven tons of ore at a time. Though the ore produced averages only about 1% of copper per ton, the mine produced about 90% of Utah's copper



Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Linen unused

Description:
Series 953 Utah Copper Mine is located at Bingham Canyon, Utah, about 30 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. The Mine is a theater-like quarry covering about 466 acres. Ore is mined by 23 electric shovels with dippers of 7 tons capacity. Maximum daily tonnage (ore and capping), 142,185 tons, maximum employees 2,000, mine tracks 67 miles, forty-one 75-ton electric locomotives. Height at mountain above pit 1,600 feet. At no place in the world is power shoveling and moving of rock done on as extensive a scale. maximum daily tonnage would make a train 21.5 miles long. Total tonnage to be moved at Utah Copper Mine is more than twice the quantity of all material excavated from Panama Canal to its opening in 1915.


Bingham Copper Mine
Title:
Bingham Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Chrome PM 1959

Description:
SITUATED IN THE OQUIRRH MOUNTAIN ABOUT 25 MILES S.W. OF SALT LAKE CITY, THIS IS THE LARGEST OPEN-CUT COPPER MINE IN THE WORLD. DIFFERENT LEVELS SPIRAL FROM THE BOTTOM TO THE AT THE MINE AND THE WALLS ARE CONSTANTLY RECEDING AS AGGREGATE IS REMOVED. THIS MINE SUPPLIES IN EXCESS OF 30% OF THE NATION'S COPPER.



Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Divided Back unused

Description:
This great Mine is located 25 miles from Salt Lake City In many ways it is the worlds greatest copper mine. It has developed to date, June 1st 1914, about 360,000,000 tons of ore, averaging about 30 pounds of copper per ton. Total amount of Copper in ore developed, 10,800,000,000 pounds. Copper shipped to date 600,000,000 pounds. Gross earnings over $85,000,000. Has paid in dividends over $23,000,000. Value of property on a hasis of copper selling for 15 cents per pound $1,000,000,000. Probable life of property 60 years. Milling capacity per day, 24,000 tons. Operates its own railroad. Equipment, 63 locomotives, 22 steam shovels, and 1,000 cars of various sizes. Employees number about 4,000. Monthly payroll about $380,000. Par value of stock $10 per share. Capitol outstanding $15,800,000. Dividends $3.00 per share. Copyrighted 1914 by Frank H. Leih.


Lower Portal, Bingham Copperfield Tunnel
Title:
Lower Portal, Bingham Copperfield Tunnel
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo



Utah Copper Mine
Title:
Utah Copper Mine
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused


Utah Copper Mine "Pit" and East Side
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Utah Copper Mine "Pit" and East Side
Bingham Canyon Utah (UT), Real Photo unused





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