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USGS TOPO Map Oklahoma OK Picher 706573 1961 24000 Inverted Restoration Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers walk down a street of homes destroyed by a tornado in Picher, Oklahoma, May 12, 2008. Tornadoes killed at least 21 people and injured hundreds as they ripped through the central and southeastern United States over the weekend, destroying

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Picher, Oklahoma blimp aerial photography

2011-7-26  On July 1st, 2009, the authors had the opportunity to conduct blimp aerial photography from the top of a chat pile in Picher, Oklahoma. The word "chat" is a miner's term derived from chert (also known as flint). Chat piles are relicts of lead and zinc mines that operated in the early and mid 20th century at Picher.

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Chat Pile, Picher, OK a photo on Flickriver

Chat is the waste product of lead and zinc mining. Heavy mining in the town of Picher, OK has resulted in abandoned mine shafts and over 75 million tons of chat scattered about the town. Lead and other toxins have seeped into the groundwater, lakes, and ponds.

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picher, oklahoma Jim Korpi

Picher sits on the northeast corner of Oklahoma and on top of miles of underground mazes carved by miners in search of lead and zinc. During Picher’s pinnacle year, 1924, miners extracted a total of 3 million tons of lead from the ground below. The largest population was recorded during the 1930 census at 21,800. In 2000 it was recorded at 1,640.

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Picher The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and

Picher incorporated in March 1918. It had a population of 9,726 in 1920, which peaked at 14,252 in 1926, at the height of mining. As mining activity decreased, the population dropped steadily to 5,848 in 1940 and to 2,553 in 1960. Picher was the most

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Picher Photos Featured Images of Picher, OK

Photos of Picher Featured Images. United States ; Oklahoma (OK) Picher ; Picher Pictures; Search. Save money. We search 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices. Picher: Pictures . Rate: Report as inappropriate. Picher (tonyav124, Oct 2020) Mobile Photo Upload 1-5 of 5 $ USD

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Picher, Oklahoma: The Story Behind America's

2021-2-8  Picher, located in Ottawa County in the state of Oklahoma, was once a quaint little American mining community.The town, which sits just a quarter-mile off of Route 66, was the national center of

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The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s

2017-8-9  Later, as disease spiked and high school test scores plummeted, Picher was revealed to be even more toxic than New York’s infamous Love Canal. To make matters worse, the ground was expected to cave in at any moment. Around the turn of the 20th century, miners discovered Picher’s subsurface stores of lead and zinc.

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The History of Picher, Oklahoma, a Ghost Town Full of

2013-6-19  The History of Picher, Oklahoma Timeline: The Rise and Toxic Fall. Ghost towns can be fun, especially places like Rhyolite, Nevada, which was abandoned nearly a century ago and has become somewhat of a tourist attraction. But Picher’s story is far different. The town was founded in 1913 after workers drilling a hole accidentally discovered

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Time's up for toxic town of Picher, Okla. Los Angeles

2011-2-15  Harvey, 58, grew up in Picher from the age of 10 and, like generations of children here, played on the chat piles, sliding down their sandy slopes,

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Picher, Oklahoma blimp aerial photography

2011-7-26  On July 1st, 2009, the authors had the opportunity to conduct blimp aerial photography from the top of a chat pile in Picher, Oklahoma. The word "chat" is a miner's term derived from chert (also known as flint). Chat piles are relicts of lead and zinc mines that operated in the early and mid 20th century at Picher.

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Chat Pile, Picher, OK a photo on Flickriver

Chat is the waste product of lead and zinc mining. Heavy mining in the town of Picher, OK has resulted in abandoned mine shafts and over 75 million tons of chat scattered about the town. Lead and other toxins have seeped into the groundwater, lakes, and ponds.

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Last Residents of Picher, Oklahoma Won't Give Up the

2014-4-29  Pharmacist Gary Linderman, 59, runs the remaining retail business in Picher, Ole Miners Pharmacy. It's a social hub for former residents who remain loyal to the store and travel from nearby towns

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Picher Oklahoma: The Tragedy of a Ghost Town The

2011-3-9  Staff Writer. He’s the last one left in Picher Oklahoma, haunting the remains of a mining town that transformed into a hazardous waste site. When Gary Linderman opens the front door to his Ole Miners Pharmacy, the post office that once stood across the street is now rubble. The few stores left standing are empty.

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Picher Photos Featured Images of Picher, OK

Photos of Picher Featured Images. United States ; Oklahoma (OK) Picher ; Picher Pictures; Search. Save money. We search 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices. Picher: Pictures . Rate: Report as inappropriate. Picher (tonyav124, Oct 2020) Mobile Photo

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The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s

2017-8-9  Later, as disease spiked and high school test scores plummeted, Picher was revealed to be even more toxic than New York’s infamous Love Canal. To make matters worse, the ground was expected to cave in at any moment. Around the turn of the 20th century, miners discovered Picher

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Take a Tour of America's Most Toxic Town WIRED

2010-8-30  Finlay Mackay. When miners found lead in Picher in 1914, the town became the center of that market—just in time for the increased demand for ammunition created by World War I.

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This Drone Footage of Picher, Oklahoma Is Shocking

2016-6-25  It’s truly grim when the Environmental Protection Agency deems your town the most toxic town in America, and that’s what they labeled the small town of Picher, Oklahoma. We’ve featured photos of this abandoned ghost town before, but this drone footage

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Mining Towns The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma

The most prominent coal-producing areas are in the McAlester and Coalgate districts of southeastern Oklahoma. Some of the more successful mining towns were McAlester, Krebs, Hartshorne, Adamson, and Lehigh. Krebs provides a good example of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century mining town. In the late 1870s the Osage Coal and Mining

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Memories and Pictures of Picher, And

Memories and Pictures of Picher, And Cardin,Oklahoma, And Treece Kansas. January 13, 2016 . What's in my Bag When in photographing these amazing places. My camera a Nikon D5100 with a Sigma 10-20mm wide angle lens. I got my 50mm and my 18-70mm. My sd memory cards for my camera extra bateries for my camera.

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Picher, Oklahoma blimp aerial photography

2011-7-26  On July 1st, 2009, the authors had the opportunity to conduct blimp aerial photography from the top of a chat pile in Picher, Oklahoma. The word "chat" is a miner's term derived from chert (also known as flint). Chat piles are relicts of lead and zinc mines that operated in the early and mid 20th century at Picher.

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Chat Pile, Picher, OK a photo on Flickriver

Chat is the waste product of lead and zinc mining. Heavy mining in the town of Picher, OK has resulted in abandoned mine shafts and over 75 million tons of chat scattered about the town. Lead and other toxins have seeped into the groundwater, lakes, and ponds.

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New photo exhibition explores catastrophe in Picher,

2017-6-16  Picher was the name of an Oklahoma town in Ottawa County that existed from 1918 to 2013. Its demise was the result of a slow-motion accumulation of devastating occurrences over

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Historic Joplin » Picher Oklahoma

Historic Joplin is a website dedicated to the history of Joplin, Missouri. By the use of primary and secondary sources, photographs and illustrations, Historic Joplin covers general subjects such as politics, crime, and industry, as well specific topics ranging from Joplin's famous or infamous citizens to its institutions and the buildings that housed them.

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Mining Towns The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma

The most prominent coal-producing areas are in the McAlester and Coalgate districts of southeastern Oklahoma. Some of the more successful mining towns were McAlester, Krebs, Hartshorne, Adamson, and Lehigh. Krebs provides a good example of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century mining town. In the late 1870s the Osage Coal and Mining

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Trolley Cars at Picher, Ok. schehrer2.homestead

2011-11-7  Trolley Cars at Picher, Ok. These four trolleys are lined up at Picher and are loaded with Sunday School students for a trip. These electric cars ran all over the area up to about 1937 when they were discontinued. Miners took these cars from places as far away as Joplin or Carthage and traveled to Picher to work in the mines.

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Cardin5 schehrer2.homestead

2011-11-2  Very early view showing miners in a "lead cave" near Cardin, Oklahoma. Note that none of these miners has a hard hat. This fancy rock garden was at Eagle Picher's Central Mill in the 1940s and was made from mineral specimens. I never saw

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PICHER, Oklahoma ~ Evans Wallower Mine ~ miners

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Hardin Studio Collection Henryetta Territorial Museum

2021-6-30  Welcome to the Hardin Studio Collection.. Joseph W. Hardin captured images of Oklahoma—boomtowns, in their glory days, oil field workers and coal miners, weathered faces of Dust Bowl families on drought-stricken homesteads, portraits and working scenes alike. In addition to working for the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, Hardin opened his first studio in McAlester, Oklahoma,

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Memories and Pictures of Picher, And

Memories and Pictures of Picher, And Cardin,Oklahoma, And Treece Kansas. January 13, 2016 . What's in my Bag When in photographing these amazing places. My camera a Nikon D5100 with a Sigma 10-20mm wide angle lens. I got my 50mm and my 18-70mm. My sd memory cards for my camera extra bateries for my camera.

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