• Ancient Mines Ancient Trenches

    Map of Underground Mining Burrows. ... refers to the items made by early inhabitants of the Great Lakes region during a period that spans several thousand years and covers several thousand square miles. The most conclusive evidence suggests that native copper was utilized to produce a wide variety of tools beginning in the Middle Archaic period ...

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  • Shullsburg Badger Mining MuseumWisconsin

    Badger Mine and Museum situated in Badger Park in picturesque Shullsburg located at the center of SW Wisconsin's lead mining region and experience first hand the daily routine of an 1850's lead …

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  • WisconsinMines Mining Artifacts

    During the 1820s, lead was discovered around the Fever River (now the Galena River), in northwestern Illinois. By 1828, mining had spread north into southwestern Wisconsin, where more extensive lead deposits were found near Mineral Point and by 1829, more than 4,000 miners worked in southwestern Wisconsin, producing 13 million pounds of lead a year.

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  • Watershed basins Wisconsin DNR

    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources | 101 S. Webster Street . PO Box 7921 | Madison, Wisconsin 537077921 Call 18889367463 (TTY Access via relay 711) from 7 …

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  • Great Lakes Mining

    Gogebic Taconite LLC (GTAC) is a Floridabased mining company aggressively promoting a fourmilelong openpit ironore mine in the Penokee Range in northern Wisconsin. GTAC has already pushed through a new bill to significantly weaken Wisconsin's mining laws, and the company is actively exploring for further mining opportunities in the region.

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  • Local Histories and Places of Interest – Grant County ...

    Mining Rollo Jamison Museum 405 East Main Street, 6083483301. Experience the Heritage of Southwestern Wisconsin and the TriState Area. Tour the 1845 Bevans LeadZinc Mine, ride in a 1931 mine train (weather permitting), and discover the local history of the Upper Mississippi Valley Mining …

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  • Applegrowing regions, 56 INDEX Wisconsin, summary 73 29 of, Cranberries, 56 Cranberry districts, map of,. 57 ... Lumbering in early days, 21 diagram showing, 21 rise and decline of, 20 ... Lead and zinc mining, 11 map of, 12 ...

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  • MINERAL POINT IS `MINEFUL' OF ITS CORNISH HERITAGE ...

    Aug 29, 1999· Except for museum sites, southwestern Wisconsin's mines are closed. Zinc mining replaced lead mining during the latter half of the 19th century and peaked during World War I. The region's last ...

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  • Mining In Wisconsin | The Diggings™

    Wisconsin has 1,148 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Wisconsin mines are Lead , Zinc , and Copper .At the time these mines were surveyed, 127 mines in Wisconsin were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Wisconsin has 40 prospect mines. 2 974 mines were in ...

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