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Mullen Mine #2

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Description: Lead and zinc mine
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Lead Mining Blast Furnace

Date: 1850
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin Lead Mines

Date: 1829
Description: Map of lead mines operating in Wisconsin.
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Mine

Date: 1924
Description: Exterior of mining factory.
Print

Lead Region of the Upper Mississippi River

Date: 1853
Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Map or Atlas

Map of Lead Region

Date: 1839
Description: Map of the Wisconsin-Illinois lead region.
Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map of Lead District

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Description: Photoprint of Crawford County lead district map.
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Lead and Zinc Mines

Date: 1936
Description: View from road of lead and zinc mines and surrounding buildings.
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Abandoned Mine

Date: 1935
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
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Surface Digging

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

Date: 1940
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
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Early Lead Mine

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

Cross Section of Lead Mine

Date: 1844
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
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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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Prospecting for Lead

Date: June 1949
Description: Gophering, or prospecting for lead using a windlass at Maplewood Farm.
Print

Lead-Mining Furnace

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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Pit at Lead Mine

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Description: Pit at Hazel Green lead mine.
Map or Atlas

Lead Region of Wisconsin

Date: 1920
Description: A ink on tracing paper, hand-drawn map that shows lead mines, the boundary of the lead bearing strata, and the military road in Lafayette, Grant, Iowa, and...
Map or Atlas

Map of the United States Lead Mines on the Upper Mississippi River

Date: 1829
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio, Ebr. Martin, engraver.
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Uppena Home in British Hollow

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Description: Uppena home, built by Bernard Henry Uppena in 1850.

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