Moving mining equipment in Hamilton County

The Farrell crusher, a piece of heavy mining equipment, being transported over a corduroy road (perhaps during springtime). The corduroy road was a common (temporary) transportation solution—built from small  logs laid in parallel rows on top of soft ground. The sledge on which the crusher sits would be pulled along the corduroy road by a team of horses (not shown in this image). A man having a smoke looks at the crusher. Behind the man, limbs of cut trees form a brush pile. Circa 1910. Hamilton County.

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