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Visitors to the Iron Ridge Mine

Visitors to the Iron Ridge Mine | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Visitors, dressed in their Sunday best, contrast with the rough garb of the miners. Left to right, miners were: Charles Kanass, Robert "Beaver" Smith (holding the mule), John Smith (his brother), and Charley Klick. The man sitting directly over the mine entrance was Steve Hayes. The man in the dark business vest and white shirt (at extreme right), standing atop the entrance, was James Cundy, mine superintendent. The other men, women and children have not been identified.
DESCRIPTION
Visitors, dressed in their Sunday best, contrast with the rough garb of the miners. Left to right, miners were: Charles Kanass, Robert "Beaver" Smith (holding the mule), John Smith (his brother), and Charley Klick. The man sitting directly over the mine entrance was Steve Hayes. The man in the dark business vest and white shirt (at extreme right), standing atop the entrance, was James Cundy, mine superintendent. The other men, women and children have not been identified.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3793
Creation Date: 1900
Creator Name:Fell, Frank
City:Mayville
County:Dodge
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Fell, Frank : Photographs, circa 1890-1910
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 578
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Caption from "When Iron was King in Dodge County Wisconsin 1845-1928", by George G. Frederick.
SUBJECTS
Horses
Plants
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Umbrellas
Work clothes
Mines and mineral resources
Formations (Geology)
Children
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Carriages and carts
Horse-drawn vehicles
Railroad tracks

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