Berry, Glenn 1968-08-03

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Mr. Berry relates the history of the Carter Gold Mine, mining techniques and equipment used at the mine on the first tape. The narrative accompanies a tour. On the second tape, he gives a tour and explains the placer mining process.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Glenn Berry

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Date: August 3, 1968

Location: Gold Creek (Carter Mine)

Interviewer: Charles Townsend

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Presence of Pitch Blend, Metals mined, Welcoming a statement, First shaft and miners - 1902, Property boundaries, Length of tunnel, Description of tunnel and compartments, Height of compartments, Tunnel drilling equipment and technique, Number of levels, Shut down mines - 1942, Price of gold, Appeal for public support, Mill tour: Building - 1908, Delivery of ore, Water power, Condition of building, Years of operation, Amount of ore per ton, Process of obtaining ore, Price of gold, Number of people on tour, Technique of processing ore, Ball mill, Duplex and single jigs, Concentrating tables, Gold value collected, Amalgamator, Reject processing, Floatation machine, Use of reagents, Percent of precious metals recovered, Generating system, Type of compressor

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Tape 2, Side 1: Gold Creek Dam - 1910, Reason for building, New Mills and Losses, Amount of gold per ton, Placering gold, 1931 - Tree carving, Operation date, [end of tour], General conversation, Observations on attending crowd

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1902-1942

Bulk Dates: 1902-1942

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