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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Oklahoma made salt

In 1935 Ezra Blackmon opened a salt factory and began mechanized production (8 miles west of Freedom, Oklahoma). Fifty years later Cargill, Incorporated - an American privately held global corporation purchased the salt plant and expanded the evaporative ponds. The salt is sold for livestock and industrial use.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Oklahoma, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Jassen Todorov