Gravel Excavation Equipment

Palmer Museum of History and Art
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Hewitt's Photo Shop, Anchorage, Alaska

Collection

Odsather Collection

Time Period

1935-1940

Description

Image shows a power shovel excavating gravel from within a gravel pit. An empty dump truck is parked next to the shovel. A man stands next to the power shovel and another man can be seen in the cab operating the machine. Sand and gravel seams are visible in the pit bank behind the equipment and forest trees are beyond the pit. Hewitt's inscription is visible on the front of the image.

Location

Matanuska Valley near Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"

ENTRY ID

Vehicles#5X-Od

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