Digital Collections

Vanadium Corporation of America Photograph Collection

19 items

This collection, digitized here in its entirety, consists of photographs documenting the facilities and activities of the Vanadium Corporation of America from 1911 to 1976. While the collection is not a comprehensive record of the company, the materials provide a good snapshot of the significance of vanadium mining to industrial output in the first half of the 20th century. Most notable among the photographs are a series of prints of the Mina Ragra deposit in the Peruvian Andes dating from 1911. The collection also includes photographs of facilities at the Bridgeville, Pennsylvania plant, as well as various plants acquired by the Vanadium Corporation throughout the United States.