Departure from camp
ddr-densho-37-430 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i37-00430)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Reversing the scenes of nearly three years ago when ttrian after train brought more than 11,000 evacuees from the West Coast. Heart Mountain residents now are bidding goodbye to friends and neigbors as they return to their homes or depart for new homes and work throughtout the nation. This scene taken at a recent departure shows the largest group date to be taken awy from their wartime home. Four to six coaches have been leaving the Heart Mountain Center weekly for Billings, Montana, where they connect with the mainliners both east and west.
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