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Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.
Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.
Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
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