Wealth of the Andes

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Date
1943
Summary
Pictures a train trip to the Cero de Pasco mining district deep in the Peruvian Andes. Shows that copper and lead constitute the "wealth of the Andes". Discusses the construction problems that made the now-famous Central Railway of Peru one of the greatest engineering feats of all time. Includes a brief tour of Lima.
Publishers
University of Illinois Film Center; The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
Genres
Educational; Travelogue
Subject
Mines and mineral resources -- Peru ; Peru -- Description and travel ; Mines and mineral resources.
Collection
Government films
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:16:36); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003356203; Other: GR00414008

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