I stumbled upon this video ages ago while researching placer mining in the Northwest. It's a fascinating - terrifying video - knowing what we know now about asbestos.
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John Baeten is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Spatial Analysis of Environmental Change in the Department of Geography at Indiana University. He holds a PhD in Industrial Heritage and Archaeology from Michigan Technological University. His research aims to connect historical process to current environmental challenges, and to contextualize the environmental legacies of industrialization as meaningful cultural heritage.