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U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library Images

These photos were taken by E. F. Burchard, a photographer for the U.S. Geological Survey. They are part of the USGS photo collection (see http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/index.htm, which contains images taken during geologic studies of the United States and its territories from 1868 to the present.

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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. Abandoned Noble furnace on Francis Mill Creek opposite Pulaski Iron Company's limestone quarry. Charcoal was fuel formerly used at this furnace. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201371


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. Ore washer at Porter brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201372


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View southwest in pit of Porter brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company from 85 feet above working level. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201373


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View northeast in Porter brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company from middle of cut on lower level. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201374


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View northeast in Porter brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company from 55 feet above working level and about 800 feet from face where steam shovel is at work. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201375


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. Pit of abandoned Norma brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company. View northward, showing eroded masses of limestone that were formerly surrounded with ore. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201366


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View southward of limestone pinnacles in Norma brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201367


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View southward of limestone pinnacles in Norma brown iron ore mine of Pulaski Iron Company. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201368


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. View north 25 degrees east in abandoned pit of Little Wythe brown iron ore mine of Virginia Iron, Coal and Coke Company. Shows cut along depression in limestone formation resulting from solution of the rock. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201369


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Near Cripple Creek, Virginia. Fluxing limestone quarry of Pulaski Iron Company viewed in direction of strike of beds about south 65 degrees west. Wythe County, Virginia. June 1, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201370


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Pulaski, Virginia. Blast furnace of Pulaski Iron Company viewed from south. Pulaski County, Virginia. June 6, 1927.

USGS Image file: http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/show_picture.cgi?ID=ID.%20Burchard,%20E.%20F.%201378