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NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Catalog of Images

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An image of the middle section of Panther Creek.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Part of the Blackbird Mine site, the Bucktail drainage basin. This image shows contaminated waste rock and tailings.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Blackbird Mine.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Dumping materials into a large open pit at Blackbird Mine as part of the clean-up work.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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The distinct blue in this image is caused by copper contamination, Bucktail Creek. Nothing lives in this environment.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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The distinct blue in this image is caused by copper contamination, Bucktail Creek. Nothing lives in this environment. This image shows a collection basin used as part of the remediation. Water is shunted to a treatment plant.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Blue copper precipitate in Bucktail Creek.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Contaminated materials that were deposited and then released during a severe thunderstorm caused trees to pick up the copper and release it through their sap.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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An adit or mine opening at Blackbird Mine.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County Circa 1994 - 1998
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Contaminated waste rock at Blackbird Mine. Note the erosion gulleys. The waste rock has been stabilized as part of the remediation.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Contaminated drainage coming out of a mine adit.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County June 1994
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More contaminated waste rock in gulleys.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County 1996
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A view of Bucktail drainage basin. An open pit in the upper right hand area. Waste rock deposited throughout the basin.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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West Fork Blackbird Creek, a tailing facility. The structure to the right is a spillway. Several million cubic yards contaminated tailings are behind the dam. Water is diverted into a concrete channel so it does not come into contact with the tailings.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Waste rock piles.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Bucktail Creek, a part of the remediation action. Removing contaminated sediments. The removal of the sediments took place between 1995 - 2000.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County October 1996
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Bucktail Creek, this image was taken following a storm event and illustrates how high the deposition of sediments is.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County 1994
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Blackbird Creek, iron contamination shows in the stream.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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The beginning of construction at one of the dams, as part of the remediation strategy.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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A view of waste rock.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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A view of waste rock.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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The top of the West Fork Tailing Facility, looking downstream.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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The top of the West Fork Tailing Facility, looking downstream. The West Fork of Blackbird Creek has been diverted over the top of the contaminated tailings as part of the remediation. Now, the creek does not flow through the tailings.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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Blackbird Creek, on the left. The West Fork of Blackbird Creek coming in on the right.You can see the mine drainage from the mine. This was the condition of the site in 1994.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County 1994
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The West Fork of Blackbird Creek diverted into a collection pond downstream of the tailings impoundment.
Idaho, Cobalt and Forney Ranch, Lemhi County
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A map of the Iron Mountain Mine area
Redding, Shasta County, California
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Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California
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Manzanita bush, Iron Mountain Mine
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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A view of Redding, California from Iron Mountain.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Coyote tracks at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Deer tracks at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Sulfide deposits at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Remedial activity at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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A flume used to collect contaminated drainage at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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A mine opening, adit. Note the highly contaminated acidic mine drainage coming from the left.
Redding, Shasta County, California 1992
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Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California 1982
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Acid stream mine drainage at iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Surface run off, waste pile at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Acid run off at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Remedial activity at Iron Mountain Mine included collecting and treating acid drainage from mine run off. Iron Mountain Mine was mining factory for gold, copper and zinc.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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An acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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An acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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An acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant at Iron Mountain Mine, sludge containment.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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A treatment plant to treat acid water at, 140 gallons per minute gpm.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Richmond Adit at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Remedial activity at Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Richmond portal area on Iron Mountain Mine
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Slickrock Creek drainage.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Iron Mountain Mine.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994
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Iron Mountain Mine overview.
Redding, Shasta County, California November 17, 1994

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