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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.
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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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Surface Digging

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

Date: 1935
Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.
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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.
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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...
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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Uppena Home in British Hollow

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