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1926 Sewell or El Teniente Mine Photos

 

Photos supplied by Michael Singleton whose father worked for Westinghouse in Chile.

    July 26, 1926.  

   
Coya, Chile. 1926

 

 
Anaconda  Mine. 39.5 inches of snow. July, 1926

 

 
Airplane over Sewell, Chile. Said to be the first airplane in the area.

 Sewell was a mining camp in central Chile established by the Braden Copper Company in 1904. It was the largest underground mine in the world. Now, it is a national monument.