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Steam Locomotive Pulling Crane at Hawkins Mine

Date: 1945
Description: Steam locomotive moving an overhead crane used to lay rails for International Harvester's Hawkins Mine. One man is standing on the right, and another man i...
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Crane Laying Rails for Hawkins Mine

Date: 1945
Description: Workers and a steam railroad crane laying rails for International Harvester's Hawkins Mine.
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Mine No. 2 Tipple Site

Date: May 03 1919
Description: Men working around 500 ton bin piers and tipple site of mine no. 2. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harvester for the workers of the W...
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Bridge No. 1

Date: May 10 1919
Description: Workers digging in a muddy trench near bridge no. 1, mine no. 2. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harvester for the workers of the Wisc...
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Sub-Station No. 2

Date: June 13 1919
Description: Workers in sub-station no. 2. The workers are operating what appears to be an electric generator. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harv...
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Power House Excavation

Date: May 05 1919
Description: Workers preparing the power house for the addition of a 1250 k.w. turbo generator. A man in the foreground is taking a drink of water from a pail. Benham w...
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Construction of "Borrow Pit"

Date: February 22 1919
Description: Workers using a steam shovel to dig a "borrow pit" for the no. 2 mine. The shovel is loading soil onto a rail car on a narrow gauge railroad track. Benham...
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Miners with Mine Sprinkler

Date: 1919
Description: Three miners with a mine sprinkler inside a mine shaft. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harvester for the workers of the Wisconsin Ste...
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Workers and Steam Shovel in the Mud

Date: 1919
Description: Workers standing in the mud with a steam shovel. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harvester for the workers of the Wisconsin Steel Comp...
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Men Digging at Mine No. 2

Date: April 21 1919
Description: Workers digging an intermediate bin for mine no. 2. Benham was a "company town" created by International Harvester for the workers of the Wisconsin Steel C...
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Mine Building

Date: 1910
Description: Mining building. Possibly in Ironton.
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Mining Building

Date: 1910
Description: An old dilapidated mining building surrounded by a field.
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Mining Operations

Date: 1915
Description: A view showing unidentified mining operations.
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Union Ore Miner

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Description: An African American ore miner, holding a large tool and smoking a cigarette. A pin that reads, "Mine-Mill-CIO" is attached to his hardhat.
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Mining-Engineering Building

Date: 1933
Description: View from across street of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A sign on a striped post reads: "Look Out for The Cars."
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Mining with T-20 with Bulldozer

Date: 1938
Description: Worker using an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in a mining operation. Original caption states: "owned by Possum Hollow Coal Company. Building...
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National Zinc Separating Company Plant

Date: 1925
Description: View down railroad tracks of the National Zinc Separating Company grounds. There is a large mound of ores, railroad cars, industrial buildings and a tall b...
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Mine

Date: 1924
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
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York Iron Works

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Description: York Iron Works with a view of the blast furnace. On the hill is the boardinghouse and the dance hall. A man is working near the railroad cars, and other p...
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York Iron Works

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Description: View across river of York Iron Works. On the hill are the boardinghouse and dance hall. Just below the boardinghouse there appears to be a quarry.

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