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Description: John L. Lewis, in miner's hat, after West Frankfort, Illinois, mine disaster.
Description: This is a reproduction of a map originally published in 1829 by R.W. Chandler, a pioneer settler of Galena. It is based on an earlier map by surveyor Luciu...
Description: Miners and a mule work outside an iron mine near Mayville.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View down road leading up to the Cokerville Mine. Two horses pulling a wagon are near the road, and automobiles are parked on the right near a building wit...
Description: Early Wisconsin lead miners using a Pioneer Windlass.
Description: Lead and zinc mine
Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
The Birth of the Badgers
A Short History of Wisconsin
Description: Exterior view of James Mine with a field and fence in the foreground. Tram tracks lead from the tall building to large piles of rocks. There are steep stai...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.
From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays
Description: This map shows the location of county boundaries, cities, rivers, lakes, grant railroads, wagon roads, land office locations, iron, copper and lead deposit...
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