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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: 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...

Date: 1866-05 

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

Photograph

Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.

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Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.

Photograph

Gratiot Homestead

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Pit at Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.

Date: 1829 

Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

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...

Date:  

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

Photograph

Mine

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.

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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Gratiot Homestead

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  

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

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Early Lead Mine

Date:  date unknown

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

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