The Bingham Canyon (Utah) Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1962

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Repository: Utah State Historical Society
Call Number: Mss C 319
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Title: Bingham Canyon (Utah) Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1962
Quantity: 0.25 lin. ft. (1 box)
Abstract: Photographs and slides of the mining town of Bingham (Utah).
Copper mines and mining -- Photographs.
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Bingham (Utah) -- Photographs.
Salt Lake County (Utah) -- Photographs.
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Scope & Content

Photographs and slides of the mining town of Bingham (Utah).

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Administrative Info

Preferred Citation:
Bingham Canyon (Utah) Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-1962, Utah State Historical Society.
Acquisition Information:
Donated by Ruth Buckle et. al.
Restrictions on Use:
The Bingham Canyon (Utah) Photograph Collection is the physical property of the Utah Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah. Literary rights, including copyright, may belong to the authors or their heirs and assigns. Please contact the Historical Society for information regarding specific use of this collection.
Processing Information:
Collection processed by Susan Whetstone

Finding aid compiled by Susan Whetstone

Finding aid edited by Linda Thatcher, 2000

Collection cataloged by Richard Saunders, 1989 (RLIN ID: UTSX89-A1203).

Finding aid encoded for the World Wide Web by Craig Ringgenberg, 2000.


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Container List

    Mining photographs
Buckle, Ruth, Donor

1. Upper Bingham, 1920
2. Winter scene on steps
3. Bridge--Bingham Canyon
4. Bingham Copper Mine
5. Copperfield
6. Carr Fork, 1920
7. Bingham looking toward Copperfield, 1920
8. Looking up Carr Fork, 1920
9. Building--Bingham Canyon, 1929
10. Bingham area, 1904
11. Bingham Canyon
12. Snow scene, 1926
13. Bingham Copper Mine
14. Upper Bingham Canyon, 1904
15. Mine showing railroad tracks
16. Mine and tracks
17. "Miner's Union Day", ca. 1910
18. Carr Fork (Highland Boy), ca. 1910
19. Upper Carr Fork, ca. 1905
20. Greek Town--adjacent to "Jap Town"
21. Markham Gulch and Redwing Mine, ca. 1910
22. Highland Boy showing children, ca. 1910
23. Carr Fork junction before fire of 1895 [Donated by Ed Johnson and Wilbur Smith]
Russell G. Frazier, Donor

1-3. Mine and equipment
4. Observation point to mine (Main Street, Copperfield, Utah)
5. Copper Hill (Bingham), 1904
6. Upper Bingham Canyon, 1904
7. Pit and east side of mine
8. Mine tramway
9. Lower portal--Copperfield Tunnel
10. Whirling electric shovel at mine loading cars
11. Utah Copper Mine [2 copies]
12. Blasting operations (Utah Copper Mine) [2 copies]
13. Track shifter (Utah Copper Mine)
14. Utah Copper Mine
15. Tourist traffic, Upper portal
16. Bingham Canyon, Utah
17. Main Street (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
18. Tunnel portal by Bingham Hotel
19. Utah Copper Mine
Miscellaneous Published Photographs

1. Rag Town [Donated by Vern Sorenson]
2-3. Liquor raid, 1923-1924 [Donated by Vern Sorenson])
4. Schools (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
5. Post Office/Bingham Mercantile/Elmerton Hotel (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
6-7. Highland Boy area
8. Central properties--Highland Boy and Bingham
9. Muddy Gulch/Last Chance/Standard-Central/Bingham-New England Mines
10. Concentrating mill
11. Mill and offices--Bingham-New England Property
12. Tunnel entrance--Bingham & New Haven Mining Co.
13. Highland Boy
14. Stope--Highland Boy Mine
15. Miners--Boston Consolidated
16. Boston Consolidated Mill-Garfield
17-18. Interior--Boston Consolidated Mill-Garfield
19. Upper Bingham Properties--Silver Hill Gulch, Porcupine Gulch
20. Garfield Mill--Utah Copper Company
21. Ore bins, machine shops, offices and assembly yards--Utah Copper Company
22. Utah-Bingham Compressor and boarding house
23. Properties--United States Company
24. Looking west of Old Jordan & Galena Mines (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
25. Harrison Tunnel, office, blacksmith shop, shaft house--Utah-Bingham Company
26. Blast furnace building--U.S. Smelting Co.
27. Charge car--U.S. Smelter
28. Site--Silver Shield Mill
29. Telluride Power Company substation and Commercial Mine
30. Lark, Utah
31. Tunnel entrance--Silver Shield Mining Company
32. Julia Dean Mine, Markham Gulch
33. Markham Gulch, North-Utah Property
34. Buildings and mill--Fortuna Mining Company
35. Tunnel entrance/buildings--Mystic Shrine
36. Tunnel entrance/tram house/compressor plant-- Yampa Mine
37-38. Interior--Yampa Mine
39. Interior--Bingham-Butte Property Mine
40. Bingham Canyon
41. Looking down from Copper Belt Trestle--Bingham Canyon
42. Old Telegraph Mine Building/bunk house--Utah-Apex
43. Holiday with children's sports (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
44. Bingham Canyon
Donated by C.T. Diangikes

1. Bingham Canyon
2. Mill--Bingham Canyon
3-4. Bingham Canyon, Utah
5. Railroad tracks (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
6. Trestle (Bingham Canyon, Utah)
7. Bingham Copper Mine
40 color slides of the Bingham, Copperton area taken in 1962 [Donated by C.B. Winkle]