By Clark C. Spence
Author Clark Spence makes a speciality of the 2 most vital different types of dredges within the state—the bucket-line dredge and the dragline dredge—and describes their financing, operation, difficulties, and impression at the nation and atmosphere. those dredges made it attainable to paintings floor formerly deemed untouchable simply because bedrock the place gold accrued may possibly now be reached. yet they have been additionally hugely damaging to the surroundings. As those large machines floated alongside, they dumped particles that harmed the streams and destroyed flora and fauna habitat, ultimately prompting country laws and federal recovery of a few of the state’s crippled waterways.
Providing a list of Idaho’s dredging background for the 1st time, this publication is an important contribution to the information and knowing of Western mining, its know-how, and its total improvement as an important of the 20th century.
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