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Catalog Number X1965.17.11
Title Ruby Gulch Mine and Mill with Acres of Tailings (Zortman)
Object Name Drawing
Artist Wolle, Muriel Sibell
Dimensions H-9.5 W-12.5 inches
Medium Conte crayon on paper
Date 1955
Notes This drawing was produced by the artist for book, "Montana Pay Dirt: A Guide to the Mining Camps of the Treasure State," (Denver: Sage Books, 1963). It appears as illustration # 168 on p. 383 of that publication. The illustrations from "Montana Pay Dirt" were exhibited at MHS in October 1965.

Distant view of mine buildings and tailings. There is a small building with a "No Trespassing" sign in the right forefround, with buildings and evergreen trees scattered up the hillside behind it. The tailings pile is on the left in the background.
Search Terms Art
Mining
Ghost Town
Capitol Collection