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Hand-Loading Uranium Ore

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Image taken: circa 1950
© 1950 New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Historic Photograph Archives
Courtesy of Bill Chenoweth, U.S. Department of Energy

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Hand-loading ore into a wheelbarrow in a small uranium mine on the Colorado Plateau, New Mexico, 1950's

Image posted: 02-15-2021

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