Photographs of Wisconsin's heavy industrial manufacturing

Really Big Stuff

Wisconsin has a long history of making huge, one-of-a-kind industrial machinery. Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, Wisconsin became a center of industry, producing everything from turbines for dams, steam engines, cranes, and mining draglines.

Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
The Rise of Skilled Manufacturing
Creator: Various
Pub Data: Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television.
Citation: "Really Big Stuff." Wisconsin Stories. Wisconsin Public Television; Online facsimile at:
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