Children Playing on the Piles and Putting It in Their Sandboxes

The whole city did not know it was toxic.

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Photo by Pete Godfrey on Unsplash

The city of Picher, Oklahoma. A quiet place. Homey.

Lead and zinc mining was the main source of viability.

In 1913, as the Tri-State district expanded, lead and zinc were discovered on Harry Crawfish’s claim, and mining began. A town…

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Jo Ann Harris, Writer of Daily Musings

Writing on Medium since 2018. Writer for Illumination, About Me, and others, I write on a myriad of subjects with you in mind