The City That Ate Itself Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit /
rian James Leech provides a social and environmental history of Butte, Montana's Berkeley Pit, an open-pit mine which operated from 1955 to 1982. Using oral history interviews and archival finds, The City That Ate Itself explores the lived experience of open-pit copper mining at Butte's in...
Baltimore, Maryland :
|Series:||Mining and society series.
Book collections on Project MUSE.
- part I. Mining is life, 1864-1954
- 1. Underground
- 2. Neighborhoods
- part II. Working the pit, 1955-75
- 3. Protest
- 4. Work
- part III. Feeding the factory, 1955-75
- 5. Hazards
- 6. Acquisition
- part IV. The pit is dead (long live the pit), 1970-2017
- 7. Salvation
- 8. Reclamation.