Gold mining in the Congo (1920-1929)

Footage №67409, 1 part, duration: 0:12:33, black-white

Reel №1

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Map, Atlantic Ocean, Africa, the Congo coast.

Digger with blacks moving into the jungle.

The washing gold-bearing sand in the river by hand.

Installation of mechanical dredge.

Negros washed pieces of rock, break stones, sifted through a sieve, pour into trays.

The mechanical process of sand washing.

Laboratory furnace melted sand, smelting of gold bullion.

Development of gold recovery, negros work, white watching them.

Breed loaded into the truck on the road kanatonoy.

Filtering sand.

Melting gold dust in the furnace, molten metal is poured into molds, the gold bars.

The villa where the family lives planter

Key words

jungle, ocean, gold, lab, river, cable car, Africa, the family of the Congo

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