Galena Mining Conference Mining History Association
Northwestern Mine, Galena, IL, 19041913.. Early lead smelter, near Galena, IL, ca. 1850. Zinc miners "riding the can" down the mine shaft (mine and date unknown). Mine map of the Shullsburg Unit, EaglePicher Co., Shullsburg, WI (after Beck, USBM, 1964) Mechanized mining in the final days of the UMV District. (mine and date unknown).