Southern Illinois University Carbondale Doc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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Abandoned scale house
Abandoned scale house
TitleAbandoned scale house
PhotographerHorrell, C. William
GeographicalSouthern Illinois
DescriptionAbandoned scale house, 1977. One sign on building reads, "Coal Prices, per ton: 6" lump, $6.25; 2x6" egg, $5.25; 2" raw scrc $4.25" Other sign reads, "Absolutely No Credit" Near Muddy, IL. Saline County. "W-2" written on verso.
Dimensions (in.)8 x 10 inches;
Dimensions (cm.)21 x 26 cm.;
MediumPhotograph: Black and white
Photo typeGelatin silver print
Subject (LCSH)Abandoned coal mines -- Illinois -- Saline County - Photographs
Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Saline County - Photographs
Saline County (Ill.) -- Photographs
Subject (TGM)Abandoned buildings
Coal mining
Mine buildings
RelationAlso published in: Southern Illinois Coal: a portfolio. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univesity Press, c1995.;
Collection/Box #C. William Horrell Photograph Collection 64/ Box 27/ Folder 5
ProvenanceDonated by the Horrell family to SCRC after the photographer's death, 1989.
Rights StatementCopyright holder is unknown. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Phone: + 1 (618) 453-2516. Email:
CollectionDoc Horrell Photo Collection (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
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