Gallery #3--MINES
Midway Mine. Hoist plant and sawmill.

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Collection Hawley, Brooks
Date of photo 1903 ca.
Description Midway Mine. Hoist plant and sawmill. The spool of cable for the hoist may be seen to the right of the boiler. There's a large circular saw at upper left of photo, large stacks of cord wood at the right, and draft horses in the center above the boiler.

Brooks Hawley note: Newspaper article said that Tom McEwen's transfer company hauled a Scotch marine boiler to the Midway Mine in August 1903.

Photo 1992.1.522 shows the boiler leaving Sumpter.

Object ID 1992.1.766
Place Cracker Creek District, 44.811572 -118.238132
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