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From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays
Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.
Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.
Description: Postcard of outdoor photograph of funeral and tent/morgue from the Cherry Mine disaster. Writing reads: "#37 Cherry Mine Horror Showing Morgue Dunham Photo...
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: International PA-100 power unit operating a Pomona water pump in a lead and zinc mine. A box labeled "dynamite" is in the foreground.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of a badger-type early Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
A Short History of Wisconsin
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: 1948 ca.
Description: Large brick kiln-like structure in field.
Built in 1876, the blast furnace was used to salvage additional lead from the slag of 18 area furnaces operating...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Students from Platteville, Wisconsin tour a mine to see how lead is extracted.
Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.
Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
Description: Miners probably grading galena (lead) ore by putting pieces in drums with holes and letting smaller ones fall through.
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