Detail View: Institute of American West's William and Rose Mallory Collection of Martyn Mallory Photographs:

Title: 
Sheep grazing near Muldoon charcoal kilns.
Creator Individual: 
Mallory, Martyn. 1880-1936
Identifier: 
F 00343
Description Notes: 
Title from image.
Description Notes: 
Coke ovens, sheep, horse-drawn wagons, agriculture, transportation.
Description Biographical: 
Sheep ranching was the area's largest agricultural endeavor. Sheep graze around the mining kilns at Muldoon. A herder, on horseback, watches over the sheep. The camp wagons provided the herders with a home. Notice the stacked timber in the background. The timber in this photograph would be burned in the kilns to make charcoal for the processing of the mined ore. The kilns operated 24 hours a day and burned only green wood. The charcoal they made was used to fire the smelters.
Subject Organization: 
Institute of the American West
Type: 
still image
Coverage Spatial: 
Muldoon (Idaho)
Provenance: 
donated by I. A. W. / Mallory, William and Rose
Description Physcial: 
1 negative : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
Rights: 
Non-restricted
Rights: 
No restrictions. Copyright laws and fair use laws apply.