Workmen drilling a hole for a powder charge


circa 1860 – 1880
The photograph is captioned with "Much of the tunnel work was done by hand.  Here Workmen drill a hole in the mouth of a tunnel for a powder charge."

Three men are in the mouth of a tunnel, posed with their tools. One man on the right holds a drilling stick while the man next to him prepares to hammer it.  The final man on the left has a hand on his hip and a pickaxe at his feet.

Thiokol Chemical Corporation Wasatch Division, negative number 43914-8.
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