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15,000 Years Underground
Description: Mining of diatomite, aka diatomaceous earth in Lompoc, CA
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Clip #: MF-26A-7
Length: 3:33
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
Subject: Mining
Original: 16mm
1950s, Lompoc, CA, mines, mining, diatomite, diatomaceous earth, air conditioned power shovels, tractors, trucks, Johns-Manville Corporation, miners, workers, diatomite being scooped out and transported to processing plant, diatomite being dumped out of truck at top of “glory hole” excavation down to trains in tunnels, freight train transporting diatomite, processing plant, plant emergency room, female medical practitioner examining male patient, diatomite being processed in rotary kilns, rotoclone, steam from kilns being exhausted into atmosphere, male worker removing processed diatomite powder from kiln, packing room, male worker wearing filter mask filling Hyflo super-cel sacks, sack traveling on conveyor, male worker transporting stacked sacks on forklift, male worker wearing respirator vacuuming plant floor with industrial vacuum, freight train traveling through rural area

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