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Photographs of Wisconsin's heavy industrial manufacturing

Really Big Stuff


Wisconsin has a long history of making huge, one-of-a-kind industrial machinery. Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, Wisconsin became a center of industry, producing everything from turbines for dams, steam engines, cranes, and mining draglines.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
The Rise of Skilled Manufacturing
Creator: Various
Pub Data: Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television.
Citation: "Really Big Stuff." Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television; Online facsimile at:  http://wisconsinstories.cfdev.uwex.edu/2001season/bigstuff/bigstu
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