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TitleDirt walkway leading to a wooden bridge that crosses the Bottomless Pit, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1893
CollectionsGlass Plate Negatives
Descriptive InformationPhotograph -Bottomless Pit (glass negative) glass negative-Bottomless Pit - Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this photograph was taken by Ben Hains; printed in New Albany, Indiana; 1893; this photograph was taken at the Bottomless Pit in the historic section of Mammoth Cave. This photograph shows a dirt walkway leading to a wooden bridge that crosses the Bottomless Pit- the pit is on the left side of the photo showing large blocks of breakdown on the far side of the pit - this is a negative for a black and white photograph. There is a printed inscription in the lower left corner of the photo"017 bottomless pit" and in the lower right corner" copyrighted 1893 by H. C. Ganter ...Ben Hains, cave photographer..New Albany, Ind, U.S.A.". Good condition. Measurements: height 252 mm, width: 202 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology, trails.
LocationsMammoth Cave National Park, Edmonson County, Kentucky(37.19758,-86.13089)
Mediumglass plate negatives
Held By Mammoth Cave National Park
Box Accession Ellis Jones Collection Glass Plate Negatives Box 1 MACA 3724-MACA 3743 Rehoused June 1999 !!FRAGILE!!