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Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lead Region

Date: 1839 

Description: Map of the Wisconsin-Illinois lead region.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

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.

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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...

Photograph

Abandoned Mine

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.

Photograph

Pit at Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead 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.

Photograph

Surface Digging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.

Photograph

Gratiot Homestead

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.

Photograph

Cokerville Mine

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...

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

Date: 1850 ca.

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

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Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.

Photograph

Miners Grading Ore

Date:  date unknown

Description: Miners probably grading galena (lead) ore by putting pieces in drums with holes and letting smaller ones fall through.

Date: 1909-11 

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...

Photograph

Water Pumps in Mine

Date: 1939 

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: Early Wisconsin lead miners using a Pioneer Windlass.

Photograph

Gratiot Homestead

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.

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