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Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the topography and geology of the Blue Mounds region in the Town of Brigham in Iowa County and the towns...

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Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.

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Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.

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...

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Pit at Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.

Date: 1909-11 

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 to have...

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Photograph

Early Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a badger-type early Wisconsin lead mine.

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Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.

Date: 1949-06 

Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

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Photograph

Lead mine interior

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.

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James Mine

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Mullen Mine #2

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead and zinc mine

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.

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