Old Abandoned Mine Workings Seen From White Pass Railroad

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Steven on January 6, 2009

I took this photograph as the White Pass train was trundling slowly up the mountain. I think that what caught my attention was the fact that these abandoned mines had been like this for round about a hundred years. I just wonder at the desperation that must have gripped these men to stand on what is practically a sheer face and dig tunnels looking for gold.

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Photo taken in The Tongass National Forest, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA

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  • Uploaded on January 4, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Steven
    • Taken on 2008/05/22 17:48:22
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 122.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash