Gathering salt from evaporating pans at salt works

Workmen collect salt from evaporating pans at a solar salt field near Syracuse, New York. The men stand ankle-deep water in the evaporating beds, scooping salt into buckets. One man pours salt from a bucket into a cart pulled by a horse.
Date Original
1895 – circa 1910
New York State Archives. Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, 1911-1925, A3045-78, Lantern slide D47_SyS5, Box 17
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