Eighty eight years from founding to abandonment, beginning as “La Palma” works of the “Peru Nitrate Company,” and, from the time stamps of my photographic files, we had a little over sixty (60) minutes to explore them.
This meant displays such as “Tool Hall: Pampa Men’s Engineering and Effort” were passed by….
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Here is a forerunner of the colorful ribbon on the generic black suitcase, a mark as much for ownership as for identification. In this case ultimately abandoned or lost.
The wheel tipped the load…..
Distant hills can be alluring, as these were not.
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works World Heritage page
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