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Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Students from Platteville, Wisconsin tour a mine to see how lead is extracted.
Date: date unknown
Description: John L. Lewis, in miner's hat, after West Frankfort, Illinois, mine disaster.
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.
Description: Miners probably grading galena (lead) ore by putting pieces in drums with holes and letting smaller ones fall through.
Description: Uppena home, built by Bernard Henry Uppena in 1850.
Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.
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...
Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Description: Postcard of a photograph of a family. Writing reads: "W.H. Clelland and Family. One of the Cherry Mine survivers [sic]. It is this man who was said...
Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
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...
Description: Lead and zinc mine
Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.
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: 1800 ca.
Description: Map of the United States. It shows the states, including Tennessee, cities, towns, Native American land, mountains, lakes, and rivers. Lead mines appear ju...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.
Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.
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