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Borax panel
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: January 23, 2015
Caption: Borax panel
Additional Description: Caption: Chinese laborers recruited from San Francisco scraped the borax off the salt flats and carried it by wagon to the refinery. They received $1.30 per day, less lodging and the cost of food they bought at the company store.
Submitted: January 31, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p299246
File Size: 3.434 Megabytes

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