Sand mining

Copyright © Rui Nunes 2012

Sand mining

Copyright © Rui Nunes 2012  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

Sand mining at Quinta da Lobeira; note the human hard work... the sand was passed with a shovel, from terrace to terrace, up to the level where it would be loaded into small trucks.
Old photo probably from the middle of the 20th century (source and exact date unknown).

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Photo added: 1st May 2012