13 October 2010

The Kennecott Corporation in Chile: Braden Mine, Sewel, Chile

You are looking at a photo of the El Teniente, still an active copper mine. Originally known as the Braden Mine when this site was under control of Kennecott Corporation, this is now the deepest underground copper mine in the world.     
 Sewel is a ghost town now, but it is also a World Heritage site. Picture taken about 1938 when it was still Kennecott.

Braden Mine: Sewel, Chile

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