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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.

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Description: Miners and a mule work outside an iron mine near Mayville.

Date: 1850 ca.

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

Photograph

Pit at Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.

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Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.

Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Photograph

Early Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.

Photograph

Shot Tower

Date: 1836-07 

Description: Sketch of the Shot Tower.

Date: 1888 

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...

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.

Photograph

Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lead Region

Date: 1839 

Description: Map of the Wisconsin-Illinois lead region.

Photograph

Abandoned Mine

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.

Photograph

Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.

Date: 1866-05 

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

Photograph

Lead and Zinc Mines

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.

Photograph

Gratiot Homestead

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1949-06 

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

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