18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Mine workers

The silver mine in Potosí, Bolivia, was once considered one of the most important silver mines in the world and has been in operation since 1545. The photograph depicts workers returning to the interior of the mine after unloading their mine cart.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Potosí, Bolivia
Copyright: © Guilherme Rodrigues