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Brewery Wagons Delivering Beer

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Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.
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Car Ferry

Date: 1920
Description: The Cassville Ferry with three cars and passengers, crossing the Mississippi River from Cassville to Turkey River, Iowa.
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Church in Cassville

Date: 1930
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
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Two Miners with Candles

Date: 1900
Description: Interior of a lead mine showing two miners kneeling with candles in hand.
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Interior of Lead Mine

Date: 1900
Description: Five miners inside a lead mine.
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Chicago, Milwaukee, and Saint Paul Depot

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior shot of the Blue River depot. Five men are standing outside the building. There is a Wells Fargo cart on the platform.
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Grant County Court House

Date: 1925
Description: Exterior view of the Grant County Court House.
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Lead Mine Interior

Date: 1930
Description: View inside a lead mine showing six miners with a car on a track.
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Sternwheel Steamboat J.S.

Date: 1907
Description: The sternwheel excursion boat, J.S., at a landing at Cassville. People with umbrellas wait on shore. Inscribed Souvenir J.S. The J.S....
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Football Team

Date: 1899
Description: The football team from Platteville Normal School.
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Blue River Sleepy Street Scene

Date: 1921
Description: Several businesses in Blue River's downtown, including a drug store and a lumberyard.
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Canal and Congress Streets

Date: 1956
Description: Corner of Canal and Congress streets, showing a building erected by James Sprague and Lyman D. Holford in 1880. Two stores occupied the ground floor, inclu...
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Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
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Surface Digging

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Description: Lead mining by digging at the ground surface.
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Down in the Mine

Date: 1900
Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.
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Prospecting for Lead

Date: June 1949
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a Windlass at Maplewood Farm.
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Open Hearth Lead Furnace

Date: 1872
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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Down in the Zinc Mine

Date: 1910
Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.
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Zinc Miners

Date: 1910
Description: Zinc miners pose with an ore bucket down in a mine
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Pit at Lead Mine

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Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.

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