Hides after being removed from the salt pits

Hides were stacked after being removed from the salt pits. They could be stored for months in salt. Hides were brine cured and dosed with rock salt to preserve them in transit.

Source of information: Jeremy Lezin
Date: Undated
Type: PHOTO
Coverage: Santa Cruz (City)
Rights: This photograph is the property of the Lezin Family and is displayed here with their permission.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-salz-024

Citation

“Hides after being removed from the salt pits.” SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10071. Accessed 11 Dec. 2018.