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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...
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...
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.
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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.
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...
A Short History of Wisconsin
Description: The 120 foot shot shaft below the shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
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 miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Description: This map shows the location of county boundaries, cities, rivers, lakes, grant railroads, wagon roads, land office locations, iron, copper and lead deposit...
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: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
Description: Exterior view of the Gratiot homestead at Gratiot's Grove Site.
Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.
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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