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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.
Description: Miners and a mule work outside an iron mine near Mayville.
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
Date: date unknown
Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.
Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.
Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: Exterior of a badger-type early Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.
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: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
Description: Map of the Wisconsin-Illinois lead region.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.
Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.
Description: Exterior view of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.
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