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Drill in Tough-Nut Mine Tombstone AZ 1880's by Ann Warrenton

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Up near the back in an orange light is the old drill they used in the 1880’s . They had to lean on the end of the drill and turn the handle. You can see the various minerals in the ore. This is located in an ancient volcanic area.



drill, tombstone, tough nut mine

I became interested in photography at an early age, focusing mostly on Macro images. Later, I expanded to a wider range of subjects after discovering the wonderful photographers on Redbubble.

I have been inspired by many excellent photographers here on Redbubble, and have found myself broadening my range in subjects. I do love Macro work, for it brings the small delicate details out in an image. Nature has become even more interesting when viewing it up close.

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  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 4 years ago

    Wow Ann, what an awesome shot….amazing!! :)x

  • Thanks, the hole on the left was the first hole to open the mine in the 1880’s

    – Ann Warrenton

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 4 years ago

    Great shot, very hard work in those days

  • Thank you so much

    – Ann Warrenton

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...over 4 years ago

    Amazing! The textures and size when you see the other views! Nice work!

  • Thank you

    – Ann Warrenton

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Interesting shot. Hard work in those days. Old mine works are fascinating to visit.

  • Thank you, my father worked in a mine from the 40’s to the 70’s

    – Ann Warrenton

  • linmarie
    linmarieover 4 years ago

    fabulous shot,, I have goose bumps thinking about hard they worked too feed their families,,, thanks for sharing this ,peace linmarie

  • Thank you, it is true and there were even Chinese slaves back then used in mining.

    – Ann Warrenton

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